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Re: Survey of new contributors -- results

On Thu, Aug 08, 2013 at 01:44:05AM -0700, Vincent Cheng wrote:
> On the other hand, people who do not already have existing
> relationships or contacts with DDs, and who want to get involved in
> Debian, may find it much harder to do so than someone who already
> knows a DD. Having a friend/colleague who is also a DD shouldn't be a
> prerequisite to contributing packages to Debian (and thankfully it
> isn't), yet there's no doubt that receiving personalized and prompt
> feedback from someone you already know puts you in a better position
> to actively contribute to Debian, compared to somebody with no
> existing contacts in the FOSS community who uploads a new package to
> mentors.d.n, files a RFS request, and then waits, only to see his/her
> package bitrot at mentors.d.n.

Hmmm, this comment looks like a déjà-vu to me and my answer was on

Kind regards



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