Gentoo Archives: gentoo-installer

From: Zac Medico <zmedico@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-installer@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-installer] educating users
Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2005 00:57:37
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-installer] educating users by "Łukasz Damentko"
Łukasz Damentko wrote:
> On Sun, 18 Sep 2005 17:04:53 -0700 > Zac Medico <zmedico@×××××.com> 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 -- gentoo-installer@g.o mailing list