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Re: To all candidates: personal mentoring

On Thu, 25 Mar 2010 20:08:00 +0100, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:

> Still, in your question you're hinting at some earlier mentoring, and I
> believe that should happen in teams. [..]

> That is why I like the http://www.debian.org/Teams/ page. Ideally, that
> can become the welcome place for new contributors which will first look
> around what they like to do and then approach the corresponding team on
> the suggested media.

/me agrees twice.
> In principle, we can additionally establish within team some form of
> personal mentoring with the goal of bringing accompanying the newbie to
> the advocacy mail. In practice I doubt it would change much the status
> quo, but I agree it might be nice from the newbie POV (e.g. he/she will
> have someone to mail when feeling unsure about some course of action).

JFTR: There was a BOF around these questions during the last DebConf;
the summary and some resources are linked from

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