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An apt description of ALT.Net

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Charlie Poolie, on the ALT.Net mailing list:

So one reaction I had to Alt.NET was that it was a group of folks who don't do stupid things: sort of like forming a club for people who don't play
in traffic or don't juggle sharp instruments.
Oddly, as others have pointed out to me, such a group is actually needed in the .NET world.




This is exactly how I feel about ALT.Net...I just haven't finished my blog post for it yet. :D


After reading it a couple of times, can anybody see a resemblence to other groups that may have affected our lives? For instance, religious groups. or the UN. yikes.


Funny that. I had a very similar comment on my blog about it:


"It’s sad that the principles require a movement to champion them, I’m not sure when developers became so polarised and narrow minded, ..."

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