Re: [Nautilus-list] Re: Darin doesn't work effectively with Yoann?

Ian McKellar <yakk-nautilus yakk net au> writes:

> On Wed, Jun 20, 2001 at 02:13:19PM +0300, David Tabachnikov wrote:
> > I have to agree with Yoann on this one - credit, is the only motivation
> > one has in free software. Many hackers hack, only to get their name in
> > the ChangeLog (and maybe the About box). To do almost anything, a person
> > needs motivation. "Making somebody's software better" doesn't always
> > work.
> I personally have little interest in working with people who're only 
> interested in credit. If you want to be famous then you should kidnap a
> celebrity or sue a fast food chain. If you like writing code and want to 
> make computers better for users then you should hack on Free Software.

There is two things, that are very different :

- Working for the software, and wanting to make the software better.
- Wanting credits if you deserve it.

Some people do care about the second issue, some people do not...
This is because it's *very* related to the person psychological 

Now this discussion is going nowhere, and we should probably stop it.
This is off topic.

Yoann Vandoorselaere | Boys will be boys, and so will a lot of middle-aged men.
MandrakeSoft         | -- Kin Hubbard

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