Are There Plans For A GUI Overhaul?

Paul Phillips paul at
Sat Oct 15 06:40:10 EDT 2016

Hi John,

It appears there's been a big misunderstanding.

I don't accept that there is a conflict of interest. Why do you think 
there is? As you would be aware there are many examples of open source 
projects that have successfully adopted a commercial model.

I'm offering to assist in accelerating development on the project in a 
way that complements the project goals, and not just coding: e.g. 
helping to create and maintain user documentation.

I'm happy to discuss further with you and/or others in the development 
team.  Perhaps IRC or another medium would be best rather than the 
mailing list.

If the consensus is not to accept my help, then I respect that, but it 
would be unfortunate if this opportunity passed merely due to a 


On 15/10/16 08:03, John Ralls wrote:
>> On Oct 14, 2016, at 1:43 PM, Paul Phillips <paul at> wrote:
>> I'm interested in helping with the contracting and managing.
> Paul,
> No, I don't think so. Your commercial efforts with patchpitch present an enormous conflict of interest. Please go away.
> Regards,
> John Ralls

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