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On 20:45 Thu 14 Feb , Roy Bamford wrote:
> On 2008.02.14 20:08, Donnie Berkholz wrote:
> > My hope is that with no team of people assigned to doing this stuff,
> > we can actually build a culture and get more people participating
> > rather than having "the people who do that stuff" and everyone else.
> The cynic in me sees the secret-proctors project taking shape.
No intentions of making this secret..
> I have a great deal of empathy with the ideal. However, its better if
> these 'stop being a dickhead' messages come privately from a respected
> college than from a comparative stranger.
> Gentoo is big enough now so that many devs never work/speak with one
> another, which is a part of the problem you are trying to address here.
> I don't think we need a group to do this - we already have one. The
> developer pool, we need to raise awareness. It needs publicity to
> encourage everyone to participate, something like a 'don't be a
> dickhead day'.
Yes, I agree that we need to encourage everyone to participate. I'm
simply trying to jumpstart that process to encourage people by example.
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