Re: Candidacy: Joachim Noreiko

On Sun, 2006-11-19 at 16:39 -0500, Andy Tai wrote:
> On 11/16/06, Joachim Noreiko <jnoreiko yahoo com> wrote:
>         Name: Joachim Noreiko
>         As a board member, I want to work to lower the
>         barriers to entry that block potential GNOME
>         contributors. I hope that my work on the website and
>         documentation will play a part in that, but I also 
>         think more can be done socially. Efforts such as GNOME
>         Love and Patch Squad need more help, for example.
>         I want to make GNOME more coherent. I'd like to see
>         GNOME Certification come about, and that will entail 
>         bringing the HIG up to date. I'd like to see more
>         GNOME marketing efforts, which will mean more planning
>         of our release right from the start of the development
>         cycle.

> You seem to contradict yourself.  You want lower the bar of entry but
> at the same time impose more bureaucratic work such as a certification
> scheme? 

Can't speak for Joachim, but I don't see any contradiction here.
Lowering the bar of entry mostly deals with individuals, where
certification involves projects, and is volunteerly, from my


"Commandment Three says Do Not Kill, Amendment Two says Blood Will Spill"
        -- Dan Bern, "New American Language"

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