On Fri, Nov 8, 2013 at 1:09 AM, Kevin Fenzi <kevin(a)scrye.com> wrote:
You are getting this email because you are in the 'fi-apprentice' group
in the fedora account system. When you reply, please include your
fedora account system login.
Additionally, this month, I am CC'ing the infrastructure list. If you
would like to send your feedback there as well everyone can see and
comment on it.
At the first of every month(or so), I am going to be sending out an
email like this one. I would like feedback on how things are going for
I'd like to ask for everyone to send me a quick reply with the
following data or anything related you can think of that might help us
make the apprentice program more useful.
0. Whats your fedora account system login?
1. Have you logged in and used your fi-apprentice membership to look at
our machines/setup in the last month? Do you plan to?
yes n yes
2. Has it helped you decide any area you wish to focus on or contribute
yes, I will be contributing more on apps side.
3. Have you looked at or been able to work on any of the fi-apprentice
mm, the task I am working on started as a simple "improve"
latency/performance of askbot which evolved into upgrade 0.7.49 which
became packaged 0.7.49. I am mostly done, now only packaging and testing on
fedora/rawhide is left. Its done for epel. I vent been able to spend much
time on it last few weeks. Have just been doing something like 4 hours a
4. Do you still wish to be a member of the group? If not (for whatever
reason) could you provide any hints to help others down the road?
5. Is there any help or communication or ideas you have that would help
you do any of the above?
6. What do you find to be the hardest part of getting involved?
Finding things to work on? Getting attention from others to help you?
Finding tickets in your interest area?
7. Have you been able to make any weekly irc meetings? Do you find them
helpful or interesting?
yes . helps to know what others are doing and whats happening in the apps
8. What do you use to read your email?
mostly browser/laptop and mobile.
Any other general feedback is also quite welcome, including
improvements to this email, the wiki page, etc.
How about pairing apprentices up? Nothing mandatory , but this would help
new folks to discover more stuff and help each other? I discovered the
whole mock / bodhi / koji infra only when I had to pack. And can help new
folks with it now.
Also would help us to retain more folks around. Of the last two months I ve
been here, I think I ve seen few of the apprentices repeatedly in the
Any folks I do not hear from in the next week will be removed from the
group. (Note that it's easy to be readded when you have time or
whatever and it's nothing at all personal, we just want to keep the
group up to date with active folks).
Thanks, and looking forward to your feedback!