Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller
hns at goldelico.com
Sat Apr 18 19:20:59 CEST 2009
I was some days in easter vacation and am now trying to catch up. So I
will just cherry pick some parts...
Am 09.04.2009 um 12:04 schrieb Lothar Behrens:
> For that task, use a phpBB or the like board (sub category) to
> concentrate discussions.
Personally I like the idea of using boards for that task because it
has *structure *, but there have been heavy flamewars going up to the
statement that a successful open source project can only work on
So, I currently don't care about.
> Would this be a way to form the comunity to be successful?
> If not, how has www.amsat.org got this organized?
AFAIK, they have meetings, magazines, e-mail lists etc.
Then, they have a well organized project structure. Just a handful of
people push and work on the projects. These are experienced volunteers
coming from companies or academia doing related work. I did know one
of these highly active people (unfortunately he died from a heart-
attack many years ago). He was working for "DLR" (sort of a German
My imagination says that we have and can attract all the pieces we
need from the community.
It is like an organization that runs a museum steam railway. There are
2 or 3 who have a license to operate the engine, 2 or 3 can repair it.
5-6 can help painting and 10 can collect visitor tickets etc. 20-50
can distribute brochures. 100eds are intersted in using it.
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