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From: "Vester \"Vic\" Thacker" <vester.thacker@fastmail.fm>
To: 9fans <9fans@9fans.net>
Subject: Re: [9fans] Formation of a Plan 9 Core Team
Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2024 03:08:13 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <17062564930.ACf5A79A0.23655@composer.9fans.topicbox.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CANF_3RhQ0Jn2yh3WpFV-XmEOdokU614hfYW15P8ODJQUdH-DJA@mail.gmail.com>

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When looking at the FreeBSD project, the introduction of a Plan 9 Core Team can offer several benefits: 

 1. *Centralized Technical Leadership*: A Core Team can provide clear technical leadership and direction for the project. This ensures that development efforts are coordinated, focused, and aligned with the project's goals.

 2. *Consistency and Stability*: With a dedicated Core Team, there is a better chance of maintaining consistency and stability in the development process. This can lead to more reliable and predictable updates.

 3. *Efficient Decision-Making*: The Core Team can streamline decision-making processes, especially for critical technical decisions. This can help avoid delays and conflicts that might arise in a more decentralized development model.

 4. *Attracting Contributors*: Having a well-defined leadership structure can make the project more attractive to potential contributors, as they can see a clear path for their contributions and how they can impact the project's direction.

 5. *Community Cohesion*: A Core Team can act as a unifying force within the community, bringing together contributors from various Plan 9 distributions and projects. It fosters collaboration and cooperation.

 6. *Long-Term Sustainability*: By focusing on technical governance, a Core Team can help ensure the long-term sustainability of the project, making it less reliant on the efforts of a single individual or a small group.

 7. *Representation*: The Core Team can include representatives from different Plan 9 distributions, ensuring that various voices and perspectives are considered in the decision-making process.

 8. *Resource Allocation*: The Core Team can allocate resources more efficiently, directing efforts towards areas that are most critical to the project's success.

 9. *Enhanced Documentation*: With a centralized team, there's often a better opportunity to maintain and improve project documentation, making it easier for newcomers to understand and contribute to the project.

 10. *Fostering Innovation*: A Core Team can actively promote innovation and new features, driving the evolution of the Plan 9 operating system in a direction that aligns with the community's needs and goals.

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  reply	other threads:[~2024-01-26  8:08 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2024-01-26  7:26 Vester "Vic" Thacker
2024-01-26  7:55 ` fig
2024-01-26  8:08   ` Vester "Vic" Thacker [this message]
2024-01-26  8:36     ` sirjofri
2024-01-26  9:09     ` Juhani Forsman
2024-01-26  8:25 ` sirjofri
2024-01-26 14:49   ` hiro
2024-01-26 17:11     ` Lucio De Re
2024-01-26 14:49 ` ori
2024-01-26 11:47 sirjofri
2024-01-26 22:31 ` denzuko
2024-01-27  0:09   ` Vester "Vic" Thacker

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