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On Sat, 2016-07-30 at 22:47 +0200, Gabriele Trombini wrote:
are you guessing a sort of "tutoring"? This was the idea
thought at my talk for the Flock in Rochester.
I think we've discussed "mentoring" before and I wouldn't discuss it
again until we have a detailed implementation plan set out. It can mean
different things so we need to be sure we're clear on what we're
What I've always had in mind was getting more existing contributors to
the join ML/fas group and just making it an informal joint where they
can meet newbies and vice versa - we sort of need to market the join
sig in two ways for this:
1 - newbies! come join us! we're here to help!
2 - contributors! come join us! loadsa newbies waiting to contribute to
I still think this is the only way for gathering people and leading
them to a project contribution.
In that case, of course, we need to get help from other groups (from
Yea, we need to encourage existing contributors to hang out and speak
to newbies - they don't have to be mentors or group leaders or anything
Let's discuss in Krakow. Of course we have to think on how get
touch with the upcoming hubs.
That'll be awesome - do let us know what you guys come up with. I'm not
going to make it to flock again. I can barely just keep up with my
packages at the moment :(
I remember we'd talked about having monthly "join meetings" where we'd
get contributors and newbies together - was probably my responsibility
seeing as we haven't had a single one. Sorry :(
Ankur Sinha "FranciscoD"
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