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On 2008.02.14 20:08, Donnie Berkholz wrote:
> On 12:03 Thu 14 Feb , Ned Ludd wrote:
> > Umm so yeah. That's still more or less what proctors role was. I'm
> > sure you can get that very same group of people to help out here.
> My hope is that with no team of people assigned to doing this stuff,
> can actually build a culture and get more people participating rather
> than having "the people who do that stuff" and everyone else.
> firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list
The cynic in me sees the secret-proctors project taking shape.
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
I think very few ex-proctors would be jumping in for a second helping
after the way they were supported by the council that created them.
(NeddySeagoon) a member of
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