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From: George Prowse <cokehabit2003@××××××××.uk>
To: gentoo-devrel@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-devrel] Proposal of Change to the Gentoo User Relations Project
Date: Thu, 02 Mar 2006 17:34:16
Message-Id: 44072C86.6020708@yahoo.co.uk
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-devrel] Proposal of Change to the Gentoo User Relations Project by Ciaran McCreesh
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Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> On Thu, 02 Mar 2006 17:00:37 +0000 George Prowse > <cokehabit2003@××××××××.uk> wrote: > | I agree. Relations between users and Gentoo developers could be *alot* > | better. There seems an air of unapproachability, even elitism, from > | the development camp and it was only when I started helping in > | #gentoo-uk, organising events and became an AT that this became > | better. > > You could look at it the other way around, too.
How? Users aren't part of the Gentoo's hierarchy, developers are.
> > | Too few developers use the forums, they are usually the first stop for > | the beginners who have problems. Usually their problem can be fixed > | by a revdep-rebuild or modules-update but most developers (apart from > | Uberlord/Genone/Klieber) seem to stay away from it like the plague. > > Perhaps you should consider *why* this is the case. There are plenty of > changes that could be made to the forums that would make them much less > inaccessible to developers. >
Actually the forums are fine as they are. They are a tried and tested formula and the main place that those need help go. That alone should give you an idea. If you could point out some *actual* problems then maybe we could suggest some solutions. -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.2.1 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org iD8DBQFEByyGz/6yU8dAfVERAn0MAKCljQrk7UJ47PF3D+o/tcEhkqwcrACdEvXo P9cFNDpIrV3pu6Vuw/LWpYw= =YWuR -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- gentoo-devrel@g.o mailing list

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