Re: Introducing new GNOME SVN users

I would love to see this. It would be great to see who the new
committers are and what they might be working on.


On 9/21/07, Olav Vitters <olav bkor dhs org> wrote:
> Within another project[1], we've starting doing self-introductions. This
> is nice as to notice whenever someone joins the project/mailing list.
> An introduction usually contains:
>  * The persons name
>  * IRC nick
>  * City/Country (all fields, but especially this one is of course optional)
>  * Affiliation (school/company/..)
>  * What the person wants to help out with
>  * Historical qualifications (just some background info on e.g. GNOME,
>    how they started, knowledge of programming/pcs, ...)
>  * Free for all textfield
> Whenever a new SVN account is created, I want to suggest that the person
> introduces themselves on the mailing list. Not sure exactly which one.
> For big projects, perhaps the projects mailing list. For translators,
> gnome-i18n or the mailing list specific to their language.
> Before I add such a suggestion to the new account introduction email, I
> want to ensure that more people think this is a good idea.
> Further, I could even perhaps email some mailing list with all new GNOME
> account creations (not right now, but soon with the new Mango system).
> But this is perhaps too impersonal (it would contain something like
> "$PERSON with userid $UID joined GNOME to work on $MODULES / $LANG").
> Anyone agree with me?
> [1] Bugzilla
> --
> Regards,
> Olav
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Ken VanDine

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