When open source projects close the process, something's wrong
Posted by: Anonymous
on November 03, 2007 04:54 PM
About the openness of gimp: way back in 1998 my now-ex-wife tried to volunteer to write documentation for Gimp (she had been a professional technical writer at Compaq until we moved to Germany). The gimp team made the process so difficult that she eventually dropped out. They simply didn't want outside help, or the had no appreciation of the time and effort volunteers wanted to put in.