[Foundation-l] [Commons-l] Some reflections about the governance of Commons

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Mon Jun 15 15:09:44 UTC 2009

2009/6/15 Marcus Buck <me at marcusbuck.org>:
> David Gerard schrieb:

>> I'd hope this isn't a summary of the views of other Commons admins.
>> Anyone else? Or is the Commons admin community this insular and derisive?

> That was an inversion, a change of perspective. A rhetorical measure,
> that is intended to show how some arguments of the other party feel.
> Sometimes this can lead to a catharsis where suddenly the own arguments
> seem less general and valid and suddenly you can appreciate and
> understand the worries of the other. Sometimes.

No, I emailed Rama about this first and he said he was entirely
serious (and added a string of personal attacks). It's actually
verified as his honest view of things. Which suggests he shouldn't be
let near anything to do with any other project, but anyway.

So the question is how much this is the atmosphere on Commons. If so,
it needs urgent outside action, and no two ways about it.

- d.

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