On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 06:01:48PM -0400, Mel Chua wrote:
Some links I came across today and thought people here might enjoy, to
kick-start the conversation:
- Luis Villa's post from Planet on
why mailing lists are like parties is now on LWN.
Now that he and Mo have laid out some good ideas, I hope we can see
some stuff soon. It's pretty good advancement. Having it
multi-interface compatible is pretty key, simple, open.
"In a blog post in January 2009, Gowers asked whether spontaneous online
collaborations could crack hard mathematical problems—and if they could
do so in the open, laying the creative process out for the world to see."
Nice! That is certainly a great story to tell, so you could post it
and write a few paras here:
One reason it is a story is because it is made up of multiple
applications of the open source way. We'll want to start linking from
the stories, or ... having some kind of pattern language-like usage as
I did in the one story currently on that page.
We may want to be looking at ways in which we are applying this
And, wow, look at this that just appeared today, an application of the
standard pattern language to online communities:
name: Karsten 'quaid' Wade, Sr. Community Gardener
team: Red Hat Community Architecture