List Archive: gentoo-installer
Note: Due to technical difficulties, the Archives are currently not up to date.
provides an alternative service for most mailing lists.c.f. bug 424647
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.
firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list