· Krehbiel Tech · Thursday, Jul 8, 2010, 10:16 PM · 706 words · from atomapi · shorturl
[...]Like many people, I read about Diaspora a while back and thought it was a great idea. It's one of the few open-source projects I could see myself contributing to. Unfortunately, it's not "open" in the sense that the technical architecture is open to discussion - it will only become open after they define the architecture, good, bad or indifferent*. So, as any programmer would, I thought, "Okay, I have some ideas on this, so if they don't want my help, I'll just write my own distributed social network. How hard could it be?"