Commanding Chaos for Coworking, Open Source and Creative Communities

Greg Dunlap on structure and power in the Drupal community

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 08:13 -- rprice

just be the people who build Drupal and let the rest go by the wayside? We have spent the vast majority of our time together largely operating under that last banner, but that doesn’t mean that we have no shared values. It just means that they largely go unstated. Which is funny because I think if I were to take a poll of the people reading this, we’d find that on a lot of these social and organizational issues our heads are pretty well aligned. Here are some examples. Do you think the diversity of our community is important? Would you volunteer for a community if you are not being treated with civility and respect? Have you experienced, or know someone who has experienced, burnout? Did you think it was fun either as the person going through burnout, or as the person supporting someone going through burnout? I think in general the Drupal community, like most people reading this, is pretty well aligned on these kinds of principles. The “funny” thing is that a lot of our s