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On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 1:32 PM, Donnie Berkholz <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 20:30 Tue 20 Jan , Donnie Berkholz wrote:
>> It isn't necessarily obvious from a recruiter's interaction with a
>> mentor whether he is good at the actual task of mentoring.
> We could take a tip from the Summer of Code and have both mentor and
> mentee fill out a quick eval at the end of probation. This would perhaps
> be more valuable over a longer probation.
The evaluation is a good idea, but it would have to be something maybe
only devrel had access to. With the Summer of Code, many students
leave the project after they're finished, but with a new dev they're
just starting a (hopefully) long relationship with their mentor. I
personally would hesitate to point out the weak points of an
experienced developer if I were just starting out here. Something to