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Re: [Savannah-hackers] Re: my offer of help.

From: Elfyn McBratney
Subject: Re: [Savannah-hackers] Re: my offer of help.
Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2004 11:32:36 +0100 (BST)
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Sylvain Beucler said:
>> Hi.
>> I am still interested in helping, where I can...
>> I will try to get my pgp and and ssh public keys updated...
> Hi,
> I had subscribed you to address@hidden This list receives
> user support requests, and is notified of support requests posted at
> the Savannah tracker:
> where you also have the right to answer the requests and change their
> status (open/closed, fixed/later/works for me/etc).
> There were few support requests the past few days. However, if you read
> a support request and feel you can reply it, feel free to do so. We do
> not really have a way to synchronize each other, so sometimes we start
> answering a request and then see that another Savannah hacker already
> did so. In any case, we try not to interfer with other hackers' support
> request, except to make comments.

Also, if you are replying to a fresh support request, before you submit it
check in another window if someone else has answered it.  If not, submit
your reply.  This way we hopefully won't be treading on each others toes.

> Maybe it would be good that we logged to #savannah at freenode when we
> start working on Savannah, especially since we are more numerous. We
> would have to make some rules. For example, chatting when working is
> pretty time consuming, so everybody should consider OK if other
> Savannah hackers are not in the mood for a talk, although are free for
> discussing requests attributions or helping other Savannah hackers.
> I also have to find out who is in charge of this chat. I'll ask
> Mathieu.

If your there now, look at the persons name/email address.  I think its
someone from the FSF, but I can't be sure.

> If you do not want to answer support request and prefer to start
> implementing concrete stuff for Savannah, have a look at Paul's list of
> tasks:
> Incidentally we currently have some problem with this list, first
> because we were not consulted, and then cause some choices appear
> stupid (mainly, moving to GForge).
> This is a heated debate :)
> Unfortunately we have troubles communicating frankly and quickly with
> the FSF officials, so we are wasting quite some time for no avail at
> the moment.
> Therefore, it is advisable to discuss with other Savannah hackers
> before to chose one task.
> Of course, everything is somewhat more clear when you have a few
> experience with Savannah. If you want, you can ask Elfyn to add you to
> his 'testytest' project, so you can use it as a "sandbox".
> You can also try to reproduce Savannah's configuration on a local
> computer. More documentation on this coming soon.
> If you have any other question, feel free to post at savannah-
> address@hidden


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