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David Heinemeier Hansson wrote:

>>> As an example of good fit, I don't think it's a surprise that pretty
>>> much all of the Rails core contributors are Mac users.
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>> Darn it.. you're going to make me contribute just to prove you wrong,
>> aren't you?
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> Actually, we have a ton of patches coming from Windows users. But 
> please do join the party :).
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> By core, I was referring to people like Jeremy Kemper, Tobias Luekte, 
> Florian Weber, Sam Stephenson, Jamis Buck, and Scott Baron that all 
> have contributed substantial and continued parts of Rails. Enough to 
> be considered core contributors.
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> They are not the only core contributors, though. People like Marcel 
> Molina and Nicholas Seckar are contributing from Linux. And we've had 
> plenty of big and important patches from Windows users too. Not just 
> code, but people like Curt Hibbs have been doing a great job 
> documenting/evangelizing.
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> So. Again. I don't hate Windows people :). I just don't understand the 
> willful choice of that operating system in the defined context. And 
> I'd wish more of them would switch.
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> That should conclude my comments on the subject.
> -- 
> David Heinemeier Hansson,
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