On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 12:54 AM, Greg Stark <gsst...@mit.edu> wrote:

> On a separate note though, Simon, I don't know what you mean by "we
> normally start with a problem". It's an free software project and
> people are free to work on whatever interests them whether that's
> because it solves a problem they have, helps a client who's paying
> them, or just because it's of academic interest to them. We don't
> always take their patches if they aren't of general interest but
> people propose all kinds of crazy experimental ideas all the time.

Completely agree, but why are you saying that to me?

When Tom asks me why I suggest something, nobody tells him "its a free
software project etc...".

What is the difference here?

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