Le 03/10/2018 à 00:27, Maren Hachmann a écrit :
- Mmh, thank you for explaining. I never saw it like that. Just as
more English marketing phrase that isn't easily translated to a more ...
'sober' language like German.
I especially have problems with the ‘by all accounts’ part which looks
uncheckable and thus is a bit unsignificant for me.
- What would you think of something more like:
'Find out what Inkscapers achieved at previous hackfests:'
We want donations, so stating that there were achievements, and that
users can see proof of them, seems a good idea to me. We don't need to
go overboard, of course :)
Actually I quite hoped that you would find a better formulation than
mine — :). Regarding my note above, I could also think to a more
pleasant declaration: ‘We already enjoyed the following hackfests:’
which refers to the general good humor at the hackfests without being
more general that what our management allows.
Note that I don’t mean that I was particularly unpleased when I went to
the hackfest in Paris, the problem I’m describing is real; please
remember I’m an autist! I got from the hackfest what I expected from it,
especially having some IRL exchange with the Inkscapers. But I still
find that the sentence I’ve criticized is inappropriate, as I didn’t
feel somebody was really supervising this idea by asking everybody
deeply about what the hackfest brougth to them.
Well, in fact, I think that if such a poll reached me, I would have had
a moderate reaction telling that my mind wasn’t really synchronized with
those of the other Inkscapers, and this does not fit well with the ‘by
all accounts’ part. Anyway I hope not to stain the hackfest feeling with
my (huge) personal problems. ;)
I would say that those marketing phrases are a bit insane to me, as
you’ll want to keep them to show you’re among the best, but it tends to
close the hackfest to people like me willing to participate with their
limited social abilities (fearing to harm the feeling of the people of
the good Inkscape project that they’re actually not as genius and
perfect as they thought they were). I’d rather prefer that we invest in
the fact we build a nice event with a serious and efficient organization
which is opened to people’s diversity and specificities. (I would
possibly have quite benefited of your presence in the hackfest if you
were there — :P.) What I’m describing is an autist point of view; and as
I’m a part of the project, I’m expecting it to be considerated. ;)