Am Dienstag, den 03.01.2012, 02:03 -0500 schrieb David Ramsey:
My goal was to see the personnel development for the Fedora
Ambassadors interested in learning more about Fedora via
#fedora-classroom & study as a seed for further development and growth
in 2012. :)
I couldn't agree more! Of course I want further development, both on a
personal level and on a project level. I also think that IRC classrooms
are an excellent way to achieve this.
However I feel like the intention of the poll was very different. If was
clearly focused on in certification rather than learning and on Red Hat
rather then Fedora. Just look at the URL, the intro text or the
This being said I am very happy with the outcome of the survey: While
nearly all participants are interested in certifications, most say that
they want to learn about Fedora in first place and this is not Red Hat's
We have a lot of professional people in our team and we should try to
help ourselves. With this survey we know what topics people are
interested in and we are much more flexible and can serve these needs
better than any Red Hat professional trainer.
*Personally* I think that Red Hat *could* offer support for contributors
if they want to receive training or certification, but I am not sure
what this support should look like and if this is an action item for
FAmSCo. I recall this was already discussed some years back but the
board made no decision and there was no agreement with Red Hat sales
what so ever.
As long as there are no real facts we should not advocate this. I don't
want anybody to join the ambassadors just to get free Red Hat
certifications, I want people to join because they want to achieve
something for Fedora and themselves.