Re: "Four days" promise for Debian Mentees
On Oct 19, 2010, at 05:21, Justin B Rye wrote:
> Andrei Popescu wrote:
>> I thought only masters have disciples ;) and the online Merriam-Webster
>> confirms the term.
> I've got to admit I'm not keen on the word "mentee" either; if all
> Debian mailinglist posts went through debian-l10n-english for usage
> checking I'd have suggested finding a better word.
It is proper English.
> Those plaintive
> please-upload-my-package posts on debian-mentors are looking for a
> (one-time) sponsor, not a mentor, so maybe it would be better to
> call them "prospective sponsorees"?
Fair enough, but that seems equally awkward.