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Re: Cooperative Bug Isolation Project



> I think this is mostly a problem with any formalized 'organization'.
> Lets just say that a long time ago, Red Hat east and Red Hat west would
> say the same things you say above.. The reality was that both had
> deadlines, social politics, and other items that made it easier for
> something to get done if you got 10 seconds of face time than if you
> sent an email. 
> 
> I have seen the same things at Academic institutions where getting the
> time/effort of someone in your Astro department is always easier than
> getting it from Biology. After a while, everyone in Astro knows that
> Biology is a bunch of lazy losers because you can never get them to do
> something you need.
> 
> It is also a personality problem of most people that the perceived
> amount of time to communicate that something has come up is longer than
> the actual time to do so. EG it seems easier to try and finish the 100
> lines of code that the guy down the hall really needs for his work to be
> done, than to tell the 20 people who arent inside the building and
> coming by the cubicle every 10 minutes that you are going to be late or
> their features have to be dropped. 
> 
> So in the end, people outside of Red Hat feel shitted on, the people
> inside of Red Hat dont understand why people are always picking on them,
> and eventually some psycology doctorate gets another paper on the
> insanity of mankind.

That's all fine and good, in the meantime while the psychology student
gets his/her paper fedora has fallen apart and it useless to both red
hat and the users.

-sv




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