[CentOS-docs] New User Wishes to Contribute

Ned Slider

ned at unixmail.co.uk
Thu Oct 1 11:08:04 UTC 2009

Steve Bonds wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 6:52 PM, Phil Schaffner
> P.R.Schaffner-at-IEEE.org |CentOS| <...>
> wrote:
>> 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

Welcome Steve :)

Nothing much to add above what Phil has already said, other than to say 

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