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I am annoyed by gaps, misalignments, holes and other mess more often than it is of any use to care about.

Less HOT, more ACDC.

Let's pause and summarize: our culture wants heroes and this leads us to expect maintainers to be superhackers and superactive hotlines. This is the HOT mindset of maintenance, where the maintainer is the Headmaster Of Tweaks and soon becomes the Headmaster Of Troubles.

To resist this HOT mindset, let's redefine maintenance as ACDC: Asynchronous Collective Distributed Care:

  • Asynchronous because time management is a private matter and we are all volunteers.
  • Collective because, well, no man is an island.
  • Distributed: the more power to the "edges", the more resilient the project is.
  • Care because this is all about care: with each other as users or as contributors, with the project's infrastructure (servers, websites, bug trackers, etc.) and care about having a useful product.

Bastien Guerry: How to help GNU Emacs maintainers?

Ausgesorgt X.

Sommerpause bis 2021-09-01.


Unangekündigte Pause bis 2021-06-01.


Ist es be(un)ruhigend dass es manche Wissenschaftsdisziplinen (noch) gar nicht gibt?

Everyday is IWDday.

Women stand at the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis, as health care workers, caregivers, innovators, community organizers and as some of the most exemplary and effective national leaders in combating the pandemic. The crisis has highlighted both the centrality of their contributions and the disproportionate burdens that women carry. International Women’s Day 2021 theme – “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world” 


Yet, she could not deny that she had her doubts. She was married, true; but if one's husband was always sailing round Cape Horn, was it marriage? If one liked him, was it marriage? If one liked other people, was it marriage? And finally, if one still wished, more than anything in the whole world, to write poetry, was it marriage? She had her doubts.

Virginia Woolf: Orlando: A Biography

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