Re: "Someone ought to do something" posts

From: Gordon Worley (
Date: Fri Sep 21 2001 - 11:35:41 MDT

At 11:06 AM -0400 9/21/01, Xavier Lumine wrote:
>>Well, managing an open source project, this isn't quite the way it
>FYI, GIAI/SIAI is not an open-source project, for practicality,
>friendliness, logistics and an assortment of other issues.

This was meant to be an analogy. Just as in an open source (well,
free software if you want to get technical) project, a few people do
the most due to directed efforts and, in reality, there aren't many
little projects that just anyone can pick up and do. I think it's
pretty much the same with the Singularity Movement ;-): most work
comes out of some directed efforts by an individual (WebMind is a
little different, since it has more infrastructure to it than, say, a

You know, I think we've had this exact discussion before (about what
people can do), a couple of times.

Hmm ...

Gordon Worley                     `When I use a word,' Humpty Dumpty            said, `it means just what I choose                it to mean--neither more nor less.'
PGP:  0xBBD3B003                                  --Lewis Carroll

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