Michael Lush mjlush at
Tue Dec 13 12:38:10 GMT 2011

On Fri, Dec 9, 2011 at 6:23 PM, Mark Keating <m.keating at>wrote:

> Leo Nails it. Working all the time with large distributed teams means that
> you create several "virtual water coolers"and use chat/query channels for
> the cup of tea/break discussions and laid back silliness we all need to
> keep us [in]sane.

The big difference between a virtual water cooler and a real one is that
anything said on the former
is (to all intents and purposes) a matter of public record,  on the latter
its hearsay ...


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