On Tue, 2006-12-19 at 16:30 -0500, Andrew Dunstan wrote:
> Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> >
> > I think my overall thought is the tone seems a bit non-gracious to
> > companies, when IMO the community should be actively courting companies
> > to give resources. If companies feel unwelcome, they won't give.
> >
> >   
> I have not been following closely. But IMNSHO we should be stressing the 
> synergy involved in companies contributing to us. They benefit and we 
> benefit. Yes there can be conflicts, but these are less likely to occur 
> if communication stays open. Doing things behind closed doors is a 
> recipe for disaster whether you are a contributing company or 
> individual. Example: if I had developed notification payloads without 
> getting Tom's redirection, I would have come up with a patch that would 
> have been rejected, pissing me off and wasting my company's time. Now I 
> feel I can come up with something acceptable.



Joshua D. Drake

> cheers
> andrew

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