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From: "William L. Thomson Jr." <wlt@××××××××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-project@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-project] Re: Quiz for new Gentoo Recruiters
Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2011 18:54:02
Message-Id: 1300301587.27600.21.camel@wlt
1 Another post I originally tried to send this to list on the date and
2 time listed below. Which was a day before some other negative events
3 transpired. Turns out I was still banned from posting to all lists from
4 events that transpired back in 2008. Thus the below and another post I
5 just reposted never made it to the mailing list :(
7 On Thu, 2011-03-10 at 16:49 -0500, William L. Thomson Jr. wrote:
8 > I find it rather interesting, that Gentoo has quizzes for developers and
9 > staff, but not one for recruiters. It seems there is no process for
10 > such, and given all the other policies and formalities around Gentoo.
11 > Seems this would be one of the very first ones.
12 >
13 > How does Gentoo determine someone is qualified to be a recruiter that
14 > will in turn evaluate others?
15 >
16 > Are those responsible for dealing with recruiting on Gentoo qualified to
17 > be recruiters?
18 >
19 > What process have they gone through to confirm and prove such?
20 >
21 > Really something to consider, given that recruiters are the gate keepers
22 > for Gentoo. At minimum there should be a quiz or some process to
23 > evaluate if a person has the necessary skills and qualifications to be a
24 > Gentoo recruiter. Instead of just allowing anyone who shows interest to
25 > participate. Which seems there has mostly been a lack of interest in
26 > developers helping out with the recruiters project despite calls for
27 > help. As I have been told by the recruiters project lead.
29 --
30 William L. Thomson Jr.
31 Obsidian-Studios, Inc.