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Re: Fedora 8 review



On Fri, Dec 21, 2007 at 13:08:41 -0700,
  Stephen John Smoogen <smooge gmail com> wrote:
> On Dec 21, 2007 12:54 PM, Jeff Spaleta <jspaleta gmail com> wrote:
> 
> > I hereby make this a personal challenge to every single laypress
> > reviewer out there. Stop sensationalizing problems, and start helping
> > your readers appreciate the value of participating in open development
> > by being role models on how to interact with developers to file
> > issues.  You can't participate like this for other software, stop
> > squandering the opportunity to help users to see the opportunity to
> > have an impact on the software they are using.
> >
> 
> But.. but.. but... you are going to completely make sensational press
> not a money maker. If John Dvorak, ESR, etc can't stand around yelling
> about how something sucks because it didnt fit their little world
> view.. how are they going to sell ads, books, or t-shirts?

I don't think ESR belongs in this thread. He actually does contribute to
open source projects (e.g. recently he has done a lot of work for Wesnoth).


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