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From: George Prowse <cokehabit2003@...>
Subject: Re: Proposal of Change to the Gentoo User Relations Project
Date: Thu, 02 Mar 2006 17:33:58 +0000
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Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> On Thu, 02 Mar 2006 17:00:37 +0000 George Prowse
> <cokehabit2003@...> 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.
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