On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 10:34:16AM +0100, Andre Engels wrote:
On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 3:12 AM, Jussi-Ville
Our core mission is making information and knowledge available to
people who want it, not pushing it down their throats against their
Well, people actually have to surf over to wikipedia to be able to
get any information, it's not like we jump them in the streets :-P
But I kid. ;-) I don't think that "pro-" versus "contra-"
actually even the correct narrative.
Basically, we were all standing around looking at this screw that
needs to be put into the wall; and the board came with a mandate
"Let's make a hammer!"
* Some people went: "Yeah, the screw needs to go in!"
* Other people went: "No way, hammers don't work on screws!"
* A few people went: "Dude, shouldn't we use some long object that we
can twist or something?"
Somehow the discussion has devolved to respectively
* "Why do you want the screw to stick out?" versus
* "Why do you want to hit our thumb?"...
... but -if we want to reach consensus- what we really need to be
discussing is: screwdrivers.
 I know, boring old fuddy duddy consensus. Controversy is much
more fun. ;-) But it takes away so much energy that could be used
for other stuff. I'd really like to finish this and actually have
some time left for editor retention -like- this year or so? :-)