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From Greg Brown <>
Subject Re: incorrect terminology: lead developers
Date Tue, 11 Aug 2009 03:34:35 GMT
> Traditionally the "leadership" comes from the membership
> of the Project Management Committee.  People tend to take
> on a variety of roles within a project, some being more
> leader-follower type roles and others revolving around a
> small team that shares collective control over direction
> of the project.  We tend to prefer the latter over the former.

Of course. This inevitably produces a stronger end result.

> Those micro-structures aren't formally recognized as they
> tend to change over time and can be percieved as diminutive
> to people occupying less leadership type roles.

To me, it's not a question of formal recognition but de facto status  
(which may, and is likely to, change over time).

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