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Re: Debian and professional certifications

Aníbal Monsalve Salazar dijo [Tue, May 02, 2006 at 04:40:49PM +1000]:
> On Tue, May 02, 2006 at 07:27:13AM +0100, MJ Ray wrote:
> >By the way, you could view debian participation as a sort of
> >professional certification. Some of the tasks have quite
> >detailed and testing requirements...
> So, the NM process could then be renamed "Debian Professional
> Certification".

If you wish to certify somebody as willing to join endless flamewars,
to idle around in IRC and devote his time to volunteer work, yes, it
might - Often, certifications care about the individual and not about
its interactions with any group, but merely take a snapshot on their
proficiency on a limited set of practical abilities at a given point
in time (remember that most certifications will expire sooner than


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