DEV Community

Discussion on: No, I don't want to become an Angular GDE

alcfeoh profile image
Alain Chautard

I can only accept what I can see and relate to. I have read stuff about the Angular team from former Googlers that I understand and accept because I trust these people. Their posts were truly genuine as they exposed themselves personally.

On the other hand, an outsider to an organization I belong to (the Angular GDEs) telling me that I should see something and that I don't understand, well... I'm questioning their agenda for sure.

I would need more info or proof to change my mind, and I don't see any of that in your post. My email is open if you want to share more.

Thread Thread
layzee profile image
Lars Gyrup Brink Nielsen Author • Edited on

I can understand your skepticism.

While I appreciate the offer, I will instead refer Angular GDEs facing issues like these to Wassim Chegham who has also offered his help.

Wassim has been a GDE for 5 years. I personally know and trust him. He's my best suggestion if you're looking for a safe space to discuss matters like these. Wassim is also an excellent mediator.

Read Wassim's tweet with this offer.

Thread Thread
alcfeoh profile image
Alain Chautard

You do realize that Wassim seems to be as dumbfounded as I am about your post, right?

Thread Thread
layzee profile image
Lars Gyrup Brink Nielsen Author

I would prefer it for himself to express his opinion to me and he did. His tweet followed a conversation between us.

Thread Thread
alcfeoh profile image
Alain Chautard

I talked to him and the result still doesn't explain your claims about the GDE community, far from it.

Thread Thread
mustapha profile image
Mustapha Aouas

« I can only accept what i see and relate to » you are such an open-minded person, aren’t you

Thread Thread
alcfeoh profile image
Alain Chautard

I talked to several other GDEs and none of them understand this article. The GDE community has talked about it openly. If something is completely made up or blown out of proportion, being open-minded means just recognizing that instead of accepting what is presented as facts when that's not the case.