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From: Zac Medico <zmedico@...>
Subject: Re: educating users
Date: Sun, 18 Sep 2005 17:51:16 -0700
Łukasz Damentko wrote:
> On Sun, 18 Sep 2005 17:04:53 -0700
> Zac Medico <zmedico@...> wrote:
> 
> 
>>Łukasz Damentko wrote:
>>
>>>>If they use the wrong channel/list, then we should politely inform them 
>>>>that they have breached the accepted etiquette standards and point them
>>>>in the right direction.
>>>
>>>
>>>And you will spend whole life on pointing them in right direction... 
>>>
>>
>>Well if it is a raging flood, then we have to adapt our strategy.  
>>For example, restrict voice in #gentoo and make people take a quiz in
>>order to subscribe to the gentoo-user mailing list.  There could be
>>newbie channels/lists with fewer requirements.
> 
> 
> Do you really think that so many people will suddenly start using
> Gentoo that we won't be able to handle them and point to the
> appropriate RTFM? :)

By "pointing them in the right direction" I meant a quick RTFM or pointing them toward a more appropriate channel/list.

> 
> Anyways, let's talk about quiz, that's the fun part, what questions
> would you like to see in it?

I would suggest that such a quiz would be multiple choice (for automatic scoring) and would test important points covered in various gentoo docs such as the handbook.

Zac
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