This is an Amazing World

Last month I made my first open source contribution. You can read about the project in detail here, but I just wanted to point out something amazing.

I wrote most of the code in November and submitted it for review in December. It was first tested by a guy in Pakistan, and with his feedback I made changes. Then it was tested by a guy in Boston. Once again, feedback and changes. Finally, it was tested and approved by a guy in Austria, and promoted to full project status by a guy in Germany.

While I waited to get feedback, I also tested code for a guy in Spain, a guy in San Francisco, and a guy in the United Arab Emirates.

When was the last time you collaborated with 7 people from 6 different countries, ad hoc, over a two week period, to bring forward some common work?

This is an amazing world we live in.