Working for an open source company adds its own twist to the mix: Trying to balance out the drive to do what management has asked, with the direction a project is heading. This can be a challenging environment, especially if the company is acting as a contributor to the project and not necessarily the owner.
The genericist wants the tool to be a swiss army knife. The specialist wants it to be a scalpel.
The perfectionist wants the sharpest, straightest knife edge possible. The conceptualist isn’t afraid to use something that looks like a knife to get the job done.
The adventurist will want to use molybdenum steel alloys that no one has ever used before for the knife blade. The conventionalist will stick with the same materials they have been using for years.
Which open source personality do you most identify with?