Mark Smith's Journal

Work related musings of a geek.


09.07.2013 07:53 pm (UTC)

(no subject)

denise: Image: Me, facing away from camera, on top of the Castel Sant'Angelo in Rome (Default)
Posted by [staff profile] denise
Absolutely! This isn't anyone's full time job (well, except a few of us...) and too many projects expect their contributors to essentially work a second shift of full time employment. That locks out a ton of people (people with disabilities, working parents, people with existing volunteer commitments, people with active social lives, that's just thirty seconds off the top of my head...) and narrows your contributor base to a very tiny range of people! That's no way to get a diverse set of contributions, voices, and experiences.

Everything somebody does to make DW better is a contribution, period, no matter how big or small. :)
Anonymous( )Anonymous This account has disabled anonymous posting.
OpenID( )OpenID You can comment on this post while signed in with an account from many other sites, once you have confirmed your email address. Sign in using OpenID.
Account name:
If you don't have an account you can create one now.
HTML doesn't work in the subject.


Notice: This account is set to log the IP addresses of everyone who comments.
Links will be displayed as unclickable URLs to help prevent spam.