Re: A bit of history
On Wed, 13 Jun 2007 11:35:25 +0300, Linas Žvirblis <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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
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 <email@example.com> <http://www.debian.org/~srivasta/>
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