[Wikimedia-l] Patience

Fred Bauder fredbaud at fairpoint.net
Thu May 16 19:00:20 UTC 2013

> I agree that patience is a very important virtue in some situations, such
> as when we coach newbies or seek consensus among many people. But it's
> sometimes not a virtue, such as in many crisis situations. As a metrics
> and performance enthusiast, I feel that it's possible to have an
> appropriate mix of patience and impatience, and people should be
> appropriately accountable for their performance.
> Pine

Fine, so long as people don't make emergencies out of things that could
very well be carefully considered and decided. We are not [plug in name
of political idiot].


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