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4.4 - that's nothing. No wonder you didn't feel it.
Last time I visited LA, there was a 6.3 quake. Strange sensation for someone coming from Sweden where we (almost) never have earthquakes.
BTW: We're still waiting for the big San Andreas one. It must be 100 years overdue. Can't you get anything right over there?
Anything that is unrelated to elephants is irrelephant Anonymous ----- The problem with quotes on the internet is that you can never tell if they're genuine Winston Churchill, 1944 ----- I'd just like a chance to prove that money can't make me happy. Me, all the time
Like every other programmer, I have no superiors and damn few equals.
However, from time to time I need help on some projects. How do you find people who are willing to help on private projects? Not something you'd want to farm out to vworker or freelancer, but find people who are willing to join in?
Has anybody run a project that found partners online?
I've had no success doing this, not because of a lack of smart developers, but because I haven't found anyone who's overly interested in the kind of stuff I'm doing. For this reason, I've resorted to instead using sample code and canned examples in the public domain as an alternative to building something from scratch.
Admittedly, today's tools make it insanely easy to collaborate remotely.
I have tried with my open source project online to encourage contributors. I have found nobody willing to participate despite the popularity of each new release (500k downloads in 4 years). My impression is that most people want to either create their own projects or want to make a fast buck - I have had plenty of people suggesting I team up with them to make money which usually involves me doing all the work and them getting a cut(needless to say they all get turned down at their first contact nowadays).
“That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.”
Yeah. I actually worked for years with people in the USA who I met on CP, through my articles. They were not even really members in any real capacity, but I started with contract work and moved towards full time. I'd say my advice would be, start slow and get to know whoever you meet before getting too intertwined.
I'd love to collaborate with others, I even filed a request to Chris that he lets me know whenever he sees something that could possibly done by a non-CP-paid dev (e.g. volunteer work). Sadly most of this work needs access to the entire source code, which they can't provide. Other work is hard to find, everyone wants either to make a fast buck or pull up his own project.
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I don't mean invite to workspaces itself, I mean if the person is a workspace user and I want them to join the project, I have to invite them to join my project... There is no way (that I can see) that I can choose a project and say "Join" or "Apply".