[CentOS-devel] I want to help

Tue Mar 29 15:06:33 UTC 2011
William Warren <hescominsoon at emmanuelcomputerconsulting.com>

On 3/29/2011 9:10 AM, R P Herrold wrote:
> On Tue, 29 Mar 2011, Marian Marinov wrote:
>> Here is the first part of the article( the one that made me
>> ask if I can help): ...
> Now please read the thread 'polite request' from last Thursday
> in the list's archive
> Then please read the post 'how can we help' on the main
> mailing list the day before
> People who wander in after reading a month old article and do
> not 'do the homework' of learning the culture of a project and
> its history before posting are probably not going to be
> particularly productive, and would represent a net expenditure
> of effort to 'bring up to speed'.  This is not the time for
> such efforts, and as indicated by the first post mentioned,
> not the venue, either
> -- Russ herrold
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This type of abusive response is what turns folks away form not only 
Centos but Linux in general.  this individual is willing to donate time, 
and hardware you hit him with main battle cannons?  I think some 
governance changes are needed from Centos if this is considered 
acceptable behavior.