Subject: Re: open source winter
From: John Gilmore <gnu@toad.com>
Date: Fri, 02 Apr 1999 11:55:14 -0800

>  > From the point of view of a somewhat 'average' developer, who
>  > contributes here and there, I think the biggest point was the fact
>  > that there really wasn't anything to use.
> 
> Yup.  You have to have running code before you'll attract
> contributors.

You have to have running code before you'll attract rough consensus.

	John