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Re: A bit of history

On Wed, 13 Jun 2007 11:35:25 +0300, Linas Žvirblis <0x0007@gmail.com> said: 

> Roberto C. Sánchez wrote:
>> I guess that depends on what you consider "joined".  You might also
>> consider your first posting to a Debian mailing list.  Or possible,
>> your first contribution (e.g., bug submission or patch submission).

> I would define it like this:

> 1. Started using - the moment one installed his/her first Debian
>    system.

        Hmm. That would be some time in 1994.

> 2. Joined community - first post to the mailing list; most probably
>    asking for advice or providing advice to somebody else.

        That would be earl 1994, I think.

> 3. Got involved - submitted first bug report, or provided additional
>    information for existing bug report, submitted a patch.

        That would be February 1995.

> 3. Became a contributor/maintainer - packaged software, joined a team,
>    signed up as NM.

        18 Nov 1995 (this is what I consider as my starting date)

> 4. Officially joined - passed NM.

        I have never passed NM.

It is so soon that I am done for, I wonder what I was begun
for. Epitaph, Cheltenham Churchyard
Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org> <http://www.debian.org/~srivasta/>
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