Eric Hellman wrote:
> I think it's a good question, worth asking about *every* dev
> position being hired for. I would be interested to hear an answer
> from others on the list. In fact, I think the price of putting a
> position announcement on Code4lib should be a willingness to answer
> "why?". And "why not?" is a pretty pathetic answer.
> For me, I'm doing what I'm doing because I think it's important and
> because no one else is doing it. I hope there are many other with a
> similar answer.
I answered part of this a while ago:
The tl;dr is "to provide computer-related services..." and I do that
in a co-op so that we get hired for those services, not for our flesh
and time. ;-)
MJ Ray (slef), member of www.software.coop, a for-more-than-profit co-op.
http://koha-community.org supporter, web and LMS developer, statistician.
In My Opinion Only: see http://mjr.towers.org.uk/email.html
Available for hire for Koha work http://www.software.coop/products/koha