[openbeos] Re: There's only one OBOS and mphipps is our leader

  • From: "Michael Phipps" <mphipps1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 23 Sep 2002 18:44:08 -0400

>Statement of belief:
>** Clone vs Next Gen BeOS
>I think it's great that OBOS is re-implementing BeOS R5 
>as it's first step. It will give us a better understanding of 
>what needs to be improved in OBOS 2.0.


>** "Geeks" vs Business
>I refuse to label myself a "geek", but I'm very happy about
>OBOS being an engineering effort, first and foremost.
>To me it's not about "taking over the world", at least not 
>at this point. It's about securing our own future. 
>(personal computing as well as a solid platform for
>vertical(?) solutions such as TuneTracker)


>Request for change:
>** Organization
>I've got an issue here that could easily be remedied.
>A few of the team-leaders are unknown to me. 
>I can't connect their names to apps on BeBits, discussion 
>on the original Be mailinglists, or nicks on BeShare.
>I'm sure they are skilled people, but it would be nice
>to get a better idea of who they are.

Hmm. Would you like to volunteer to pick one each 2 weeks and
do a personal interview? I think that would be a great feature!

>Personal homepage links would be nice.

If they have them. I don't, really.

>Most of them have their SourceForge skills profiles
>set to private (the default, AFAIK), and as far as 
>I could tell no one had used the diary feature.

I never use that stuff.

>** Newsletter
>Can someone please make the newsletter be an actual 
>email newsletter? Like the original Be newsletter.
>For some reason I don't read it unless it's in my mailbox.

What format would people want? PDF, Link or ASCII?

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