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Re: senior developer? [was: New-maintainer - STOP THAT SHIT]

On Sat, Jan 13, 2001 at 08:47:55PM +0100, Mariusz Przygodzki wrote:
> What does the term "the average developer" mean in case of Debian project? 

It means guys like you.  But perhaps this is an insult to those developers
who truly are at the middle of the pack.

> What kind of "other" should know "senior developer" and may learn from him?

If you have to ask, then you've been doing entirely too much talking and
not enough listening.  A common failure of new or aspiring Debian
Developers, unfortunately -- or perhaps just the ones that are seen on the
mailing lists a lot.

> Who decide a given developer does more then "the average developer" and 
> "other" may learn from him?

It's a collective assessment made informally, but similiar in some respects
to "certification" on Advogato.

> Good judgement comes from experience.
> Experience comes from bad judgement.

I expect you are accruing experience at a remarkable rate, then.

G. Branden Robinson             |
Debian GNU/Linux                |    Please do not look directly into laser
branden@debian.org              |    with remaining eye.
http://www.debian.org/~branden/ |

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