Re: Debian questionnaire
Praveen A said on Sun, Dec 23, 2012 at 08:32:37PM +0530,:
> I have been doing packaging workshops for many years with small success
> rate. I kept trying different methods
> but the biggest challenge seems connecting with people
"connecting" means communications? Or something else? If it is
communication, are _they_ trying?
> I think we need to provide different entry points to newbies
> and helping them complete small tasks might go a long way.
Looking at the profile who who have mentored so far, they seem to be
One thing I have always found absolutely essential for packaging is
sound of sys-admin skills. This comes _only_ with experience,
IMHO. How can anybody else help here?
> So my idea is to build a questionnaire about debian and free
> software in general to assess what people already know and assign
> them tasks accordingly. We can guide people to teams based on
> people's interest too. If you are interested in this excercise
> please reply here.
If anybody needs assistance in any specific area, (s)he is free to
approach one of those umpteen lists, including, I guess, this one.
What is it that you perceive which cannot be solved through these
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