[CentOS-devel] Distribution update and centosplus

Johnny Hughes mailing-lists at hughesjr.com
Fri Sep 1 11:17:40 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-09-01 at 12:59 +0200, David Hrbáč wrote:
> Jim Perrin napsal(a):
> > 
> > The CentOS team is quite small and we're working on this for free.
> > Donations of cash, hardware, and talent are welcome to help improve
> > the project.
> Well, I would call this 'marketing talks'. There's whole bunch of people
> in this list trying to help and even offering the help. So please do not
> cry the team is small. 

I won't comment on that as what I would say is not publicly acceptable.

We have standards that we have to meet to get the packages out the door
and testing that must be done.

There is the issue of who gets the private key and how do we get group
work time when we have people all over the world.

There is the transfer time of ISOs so that others can review / test

Building the packages takes 1-2 days ... testing them, installing them,
comparing them to upstream packages, etc ... that takes time.

> There's no rule how to became the CentOs
> developer, as far I have not seen any invitation in lists even. I'm
> trying to improve/push Centos with every my post.

We are glad you want to help and we encourage it.  How to become a
member of the CentOS team is to ask.  

If you have an open source background (ie, have participated on help
site, have worked on an opensource project in the past, etc.).  If you
want to help, answer questions in the forum, etc.

How not to become a CentOS developer is to call one out on a public

Johnny Hughes

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