a “Knuth is my homeboy t-shirt.” What do I do? • Community management (I’m not a master manipulator of social media) • Study, expose, react. • 10+ years of Free Software (business) management experience
the catalyst for this improved coordination cohesion. In order to test this, the same weekly coordination cohesion data can be plotted in chronological order to see if growth in coordination cohesion starts at a particular point in time, rather than when a particular size in the contributor community is reached. This new plot is shown in Figure 5.5. 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 180 01/01/1997 01/01/1998 01/01/1999 01/01/2000 01/01/2001 01/01/2002 01/01/2003 01/01/2004 01/01/2005 01/01/2006 01/01/2007 01/01/2008 01/01/2009 01/01/2010 Cohesion Date Weekly Data
we lost: • One repo, kdesvn (and not an increasing number or ever-smaller repos where we do not collaborate). • Shared technical vision (and not an increasing level of independence between components). • Shared tone (and not increasing confusion about what KDE “is”). Say What, Now?
Do: Work hard (at being better) • Do Not: Forget we have a mission and users who need us to deliver This has been another questionable presentation by Dr. Paul J. Adams: • firstname.lastname@example.org • www.baggerspion.net • @therealpadams