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Re: Metaproblem, part 3

From: Eric Abrahamsen
Subject: Re: Metaproblem, part 3
Date: Sun, 07 Dec 2014 09:38:37 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.130012 (Ma Gnus v0.12) Emacs/25.0.50 (gnu/linux)

"Stephen J. Turnbull" <address@hidden> writes:

> Eric Abrahamsen writes:
>  > The only reason I chimed in
> I need to get my finger off the "F" key.  I should have replied to
> somebody else, as you definitely did not claim hostility on anybody's
> part.  My apologies.

No worries!

>  > is because I'm one of those who would love to contribute more
>  > substantially, but needs guidance. For example, I've got the basics
>  > of an epub-editing mode in place. I'd like it to be a solid
>  > library, and would likely need assistance to get it there.
> Sure, and you'll find plenty of willing assistance once you figure out
> how to ask for it.  Or you could just submit your code. :-) The people
> you see posting here day-in-and-day-out will help you and *not* drop
> the ball when they get bored.  Some more than others, of course, and
> more at some times than others.
>  > What's in it for the mentors and core developers is that, a few years
>  > from now, I'd like to be making larger contributions to the Emacs core.
>  > Mentoring would help me get there.
> Sure.  My experience is that that works best with somebody who is, as
> you are, already somewhat committed to the project.  But as a couple
> people pointed out, mentoring anybody who comes in is not a profitable
> strategy for adding core contributors

I definitely agree with this part.

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