[CentOS-docs] New User Wishes to Contribute

Steve Bonds

05s0pq602 at sneakemail.com
Thu Oct 1 05:33:35 UTC 2009

On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 6:52 PM, Phil Schaffner
P.R.Schaffner-at-IEEE.org |CentOS| <...>
> On Wed, 2009-09-30 at 16:25 -0700, Steve Bonds wrote:
>> As requested on http://wiki.centos.org/Contribute, here is my info:
>> # your FirstnameLastname username [SteveBonds]
>> # the proposed subject of your Wiki contribution(s) [Personal Page]
>> # the proposed location of your Wiki contribution(s) [Personal Page]
>> I'll branch out from here.  Maybe.  While I understand the problem
>> with spammers, asking each user to send each proposed page to the list
>> for creation, then wait until it's created, and only then get to
>> edit... is pretty onerous compared to other options.
> Agreed, and there have been discussions of opening the process.  For now
> it's a meritocracy.   Follow the process, become known to the community,
> make some good contributions, then ask for a higher level of access.
> Chances are it will be granted.
> Welcome to centos-docs!
> Phil
> P.S. Also develop a thick skin.  :-)  This could be a proving-ground for
> technical writers in-training, and the constructive criticism can
> sometimes be a bit heavy, but it is generally well-intended.

Thanks, Phil.  I've been on the Internet for 20 years.  I could loan
my skin out to elephants.  Well... most days.  :-)

  -- Steve

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