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Re: Announcing the Fedora Award winners for 2007

On Wed, 2007-06-06 at 10:31 -0500, Josh Boyer wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-06-06 at 17:22 +0200, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> > On Wed, 06 Jun 2007 15:06:31 +0200, Hans de Goede wrote:
> > 
> > > I must say I'm a bit disappointed by this action too, lately there has been a 
> > > lot of uproar that those "managing" Fedora seem to have lost touch with the 
> > > "workfloor". This award to me confirms that there is an in-crowd, an old boys 
> > > network, and the rest of us. And to get into this in-crowd one mainly must do a 
> > > lot of irc-meetings and mailing, actually working oneself into sweat isn't enough.
> > > 
> > > I'm sad to say that these awards mainly seems to be about who can (social) 
> > > network the most, and not necessarily about contributing.
> > > 
> > > With this I in no way mean to put down the great work done by most of the award 
> > > receivers. However I do see a drift forming here between some kinda in-crowd 
> > > and the rest, which is an alarming development.
> > 
> > Well said.
> > 
> > What surprised and disappointed me the most is that this award covers a
> > time-span of several years, not just 2007. And that after years, on one
> > hand, "it is difficult to sometimes give recognition" (quoting gdk) and on
> > the other hand it is that easy to come up with an extreme like this award.
> I would like to point out that you are complaining about nothing more
> than these people's names on a web page.  That's all the award is.

wait, you didn't get your ferrari dipped in gold and the team of

Damn. I need to tell greg to get yours shipped out.


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