Re: A bit of history
On 13/06/2007, at 8:35 PM, Linas Žvirblis wrote:
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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
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
2. Joined community - first post to the mailing list; most probably
asking for advice or providing advice to somebody else.
3. Got involved - submitted first bug report, or provided additional
information for existing bug report, submitted a patch.
3. Became a contributor/maintainer - packaged software, joined a team,
signed up as NM.
4. Officially joined - passed NM.
5. Fully-fledged Debian Developer - main protagonist in flamewar on
debian-devel mailing list (bonus points if main adversary is one of
mjg59, asuffield, Overfiend, cas, Manoj, TBBSG or Bruce).
6. Debian Legend - flounced out of project after flamewar on debian-
devel mailing list (bonus points if you *are* one of those listed
Heh. Makes me think we need a Debian version of the Purity Test...