[Pharo-project] About *your* time and contributions

Stéphane Ducasse stephane.ducasse at inria.fr
Thu Feb 3 09:12:14 CET 2011

better i get a reminder to write it because else it can be boring for you guys :)
And like that you can evaluate if I deviate from my strong belief.


On Feb 3, 2011, at 6:54 AM, laurent laffont wrote:

> This should be sent automatically every month on the mailing-list + your last mail about "vision"
> Laurent.
> On Wed, Feb 2, 2011 at 10:04 PM, stephane ducasse <stephane.ducasse at free.fr> wrote:
> Hi guys
> from the outside you can think that we have plenty of time or spending a lot of time in pharo,
> in fact we are just mad guys running like mad (only igor have time - but he cannot sleep the night
> because he wants to hack a lot of great stuff like openvg, nativeboost,....),
> we are fighting to grab time and improve the system.
> Seriously what is important is that ****EVERYBODY**** is important, each single person using pharo
> is important: there is no causal user, you are all important and you also can all get an IMPACT.
> Imagine that you all spend 10 min writing a class or method comment on the method you use frequently
> in your favorite package (SOUP, XML... pick one) every two days (ie less than the time reading this mail.
> Then suddenly the ratio of comment will increase!
> So what I want to say is that there is no little contribution. They all have their value and we love them.
> Sometimes it will take us more time to integrate that you doing them but it does not matter (we should fix
> the process), so consider that you have a value for us and for the system we are building together.
> Stef

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