[CentOS-docs] Getting rid of the How_Do_I_Become_a_CentOS_developer page

Sat Jan 3 23:24:08 UTC 2009
JohnS <jses27 at gmail.com>

On Sat, 2009-01-03 at 23:51 +0100, Dag Wieers wrote:
> Hi,
> I removed the above page before, but I saw Russ added it again. Let me 
> explain why I think that page needs to die.
> It offers little insight to how one can become a developer. What is a 
> CentOS developer ? That's the first confusing part. The page answers the 
> question with a: "show competence and things will happen"
> We have a much better Contribute page that highlights ways to contribute 
> to the project. And it would be better to add all sorts of TODO lists 
> there (one for Artwork, one for Promo, etc...)
> The mailinglist answers reflect the ideas at that time, but since we 
> cannot update mails from that archive I would not point to previous 
> answers on the mailinglist. (And the mailinglist links were also not 
> working, but that's less relevant)
> It is much better to answer questions on the mailinglist by referencing 
> the Wiki, then doing the reverse...
> The above page already caused some confusion in an interview about Fedora, 
> where it was used to show that CentOS has no roadmap. It breaks my heart 
> if content can be used in such a way and I only found out that the 
> author's opinion was solemly based on that wiki page.
>  	http://howsoftwareis built.com/2008/12/21/interview-with-jeroen-van-meeuwen-fedora-project-vice-president-fedora-emea/

Dag that link is dead...

> That was a reason for me to remove it, but what I should have done is 
> redirect it to the Contribute page instead.
> So can we please get rid of it ?

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