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Re: selecting Debian mentors for the mentor summit



On Wed, 05 Sep 2018, Dashamir Hoxha wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 5, 2018 at 5:10 PM Manas Kashyap <manaskashyaptech@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> 
> > How is random fair ? I am not getting it , plus if contributions are not
> > only measurement , then i already asked everyone to show their atleaset
> > some work ? , and many of the mentors dont have even one contribution , so
> > i am not getting it . Really
> >
> 
> Manas, let it go. Let's focus on more productive discussions.
> It is the right of admins to make rules and decisions, let's respect their
> rights.
> 
> If you were admin, maybe you would have done things differently, but I doubt
> that everyone would have been happy with your decisions.
> I volunteered to be an admin at the beginning of GSoC and thanks God I was
> ignored. Had I been an admin I would have been much more assertive than
> the current admins. For example I would have requested every project to use
> GitHub, and thus I would have alienated more than half of the mentors and
> students. I think that you would not have done better if you were an admin.
> 
> By the way, random selection seems the only fair selection to me,
> when everyone has tried his best to be a good mentor.
I do not agree on everything you wrote, but that is something I agree with. 

Alex


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