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Re: Mentoring Feedback

On Mon, Mar 21, 2005 at 11:39:04PM -0500, David Nusinow wrote:
> Hi everyone!
> 	It's been a few months since the mentoring program was started
> up and while it's been mentioned during the DPL voting period, we haven't
> heard much on the list about it. So I'd like to solicit some feedback from both
> mentors and mentees. Let us know how your experiences have gone, what you think
> of the program, and what you think could be improved.

---end quoted text---

Thanks for the honest review of your mentoring, here's mine.

I'm a mentee, and I was assigned a great mentor who is very helpful.
He helped me produce a package (my own half-finished perl script)
with several back-and-forth emails.

Then I got busy and I think he got busy, so we are working
through our other-work and I hope we'll get back to Debian stuff
in April.

So, I have learned a bunch of packaging stuff that would have
taken me forever (or I might not have finished) if I had
tried on my own.  But it is only the tip of the iceberg.

The next part of that effort will be to set up a section
of my web site as an apt source.  After that I might try
to finish the little script :-)

I also hope to get back to bug-squashing then as well,
if that is still a priority.


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