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Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2002 14:31:58 -0400
From: Charles Wilson <cwilson AT ece DOT gatech DOT edu>
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To: Harold Hunt <huntharo AT msu DOT edu>
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Subject: Re: [ITP]: Berkley DB v2
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Harold Hunt wrote:

> Nicholas,
> 
> I never did anything with the DB packages.  Chuck sent them to me and I sat
> on them... that's about it.  I never had anytime to actually do anything
> with them.  I think Chuck was doing the same thing that I do in his quote
> below, namely, talking someone up in public about the great things that they
> are going to do, as if they had already done them, so that they get a little
> kick in the butt to start doing those great things :)  Alas, the kick wasn't
> big enough.  :)
> 


Nah, I've just found in my academic research and publications, that it's 
always better to be generous with spreading the credit around, than to 
be a glory hog.  It's no different in collaborative open source programming.

--Chuck


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