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Re: Paths into Debian

On Mon, September 23, 2013 14:46, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> Did you tag them 'gift'?
> https://wiki.debian.org/qa.debian.org/GiftTag

This may just be me, as it's very personal, and no offense intended at
you, but I really detest the name 'gift' of that tag and that prevents me
from using it.

Tagging something 'gift' gives me a really condescending association,
where the Big Maintainer has been so kind to hand out a 'gift' of doing
work to the little newbie who should be grateful to receive it. Because
these are the connotations of the word gift to me: that people should feel
happy to receive it, while actually we should be happy if people do work
for the project.

I realize this is absolutely not your intention in naming this tag and
also that it's highly subjective matter. I'm raising it only because it
prevents me from using it. If it's just me, than that's that.


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