The sudo leadership Pattern
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You started as a community of like-minded people, but suddenly you ﬁnd yourself in a dictatorship run by a single hacker.
Do not have ranks. Use leadership temporarily, like for projects and when you really need it. Don’t have a single root.
- http://xkcd.com/149/ ( The pattern text refers to the practice of friends telling friends what to do, to get stuff done.)