> The reverse is also true: the perceived slow pace of mailing-list only projects has the
effect of excluding those with a strong preference for a faster style of development. As
Raymond shows, though, there is hope that members of one school can retrain if they wish
for the other.
No, this is often not only the issue of will. It's related to the style of life. For a
majority of high-tech full-job occupations, IRC is impossible during the work hours. Of
course, DVCS and specialized bug-tracking software are OK.