Re: POLL, and collaborative filtering

dwayne (
Wed, 02 Jun 1999 18:24:55 +1000

Sasha Chislenko wrote:
> >Yeah, but last time I mentioned something like this you accused me of
> >claiming authorship of your idea, and I can't be bothered with someone
> >so noided. but I'll wander over and take a look.
> Don't remember that.

FutureCulture list last year.

> Don't know what noided means.

as in para

> I wrote my first
> proposal in 1991. It wasn't complete. Maybe you wrote yours earlier.

Nope, 93.

> Or I thought you wrote it later. Whatever. After last time whoever mentioned
> it I was doing a lot of work on it, and so now there is a spec, developers,
> mailing list, and funding. I don't care who did what when, I am sick of
> nagging people for years to do anything, I don't need anymore publicity
> from it or anything else, you can have the whole fucking project with all
> the materials for all I care. I don't even want to do this work anymore,
> I never like playing one game for more than a few months.
> It just has to be done. Should have been done many years ago.

Hey, yay, this is pretty much my attitude and why I wasn't overly bothered by your comment, I just thought "woh, one of those highly possessive people" so backed right off. I wasn't interested in playing ownership games, I was interested in seeing what you had done to see how similar it was to mine and if there were any ideas we could swap, etc.

> It's frustrating to the extreme to attempt any useful work on this stupid
> planet.

Absolutely, but you have no choice so get over it.

> I promise i will dig in priorities and accusations of accusations if
> anybody wants it, as long as the things move forward.
> Want to work now?

Yeah, sure. I hate power games, so if there aren't going to be any power games I'd love to get involved.



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