RE: Hurd Orientation
personally I find the term newbie to be derogatory. anyone with the smarts
and guts to try their hand at hacking the hurd deserves my repect. that is
why i refer to them as new developers.
From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf
Of Patrick Strasser
Sent: Sunday, June 10, 2001 2:50 PM
To: Neal H Walfield
Cc: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: Re: Hurd Orientation
Neal H Walfield wrote:
> Welcome to the Hurd
> Welcome to the Hurd. This email is automatically sent at the begining
> of each month to the email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org
> mailing lists. This message is intended for a quick orientation to new
Would it make sense to send this Orientation Paper to every fresh
subscribed list member? It would make a good, friendly impression to
Would it be a big problem to incorporate this in the list server
Would it be helpful to set up a list of projects with some status info
and names/adresses of supporters, to post few weeks.
People willing to port/code/hack would have a handy overview, and people
who look for the situation at the Hurd would see if/that something is
going on here.
You'r welcome to comment.
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