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Re: Begginer

From: Emiel Kollof <coolvibe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 24 Apr 2004 00:17:29 +0200

* Emiel Kollof (coolvibe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
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> On Friday 23 April 2004 05:50, David Rhodus wrote:
> [...]
> > > CURRENT userland to DFly is also a possibility. I believe Hiten has
> > > quite a
> > > list of MFC's that need too be brought to our tree. Might make a nice
> > > TODO
> >
> > I think you are using the word "need" very liberally.
> Yes of course. Maybe it would be a cool idea to maintain a lits of junior 
> hacker tasks that is relevant?

All right, all right, I'm sorry I brought this up. What I really meant was 
that there could be a list of so-called low-hanging fruit which neophytes can 
start with just to get familiar and comfortable with the tree. No condescending
intended at all. Or maybe some documentation tasks that still lie open.

I realise that work is just work. But a plea like this cannot be ignored. If 
someone with little experience wants to contribute, why should we not let
them? Showing people where the low hanging fruit lies will help I think. If
they think they can tackle stuff that's more advanced, I think they will just
do exactly that and submit patches.

What if everything is an illusion and nothing exists?  In that case, I
definitely overpaid for my carpet.
		-- Woody Allen, "Without Feathers"

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