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I wanted to collect some data on how well whatcanidoforfedora.org
works. This is the initial set of questions I've come up with. Could I
request folks to please see if they're OK and suggest adding/removing
some to improve the data we'll collect from this?
- - are you an existing contributor or a newbie?
- - did the site succeed in matching you to a team or task?
- - how much time/effort did it take?
- - do you feel the site took you through the correct steps to match you
to the team/task?
- - do you feel it is the correct team or task for you? Why?
- - did you undertake the task/join the team?
- - did you find the site easy/difficult/confusing to use?
- - what language did you use the site in?
- - do you feel more confident about being a community member after using
- - do you feel that using the site has helped you learn more about the
community and the project?
- - how do you feel the site can be improved?
I want to learn a few things here:
- - do people actually use whatcanido and get anywhere?
- - I feel the questions/suggestions are now a bit too specific. I ended
up on "anaconda" in a test run, and in "docs beats" in another. I
really don't expect a newbie to take either one of these up - they
don't know anything about the community, neither the anaconda team, nor
the docs team. Can we expect them to become part of the community by
undertaking such specific, complicated tasks? So, while whatcanido is a
place where you go to find "open tasks", I don't think it's a newbie
onboarding tool at the moment.
- - does the site give people a general idea of how the community
I don't know if we can find one place to collect all the feedback - if
nothing comes up, I'll just ask people to e-mail me and I can manually
collate the information?
Ankur Sinha "FranciscoD"
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Hello guys am Amit Kumar Singh from Ranchi, India. Currently am pursuing
BBA 3rd semester student. I love to contribute to open-source I've been
contributing to mozilla also after falling in Love with linux I want to
start contribution with fedora as I can see lots of python projects.
#466: Modularity WG Onboarding badge
Reporter: | Owner:
skamath | Status: new
Type: | Keywords:
New badge idea | Has a description: 1
Priority: | Artwork status: None
minor | External requirements:
Has a name: | Triaged (triagers only): 0
Concept approved (reviewers only): |
Badge definition status: |
Manually awarded: |
Badge description (like "You added a co-maintainer to a package. BFF!"):
The title could be something related to AGILE - Agile Panda / Agile
Warrior ow something along those lines.
Description : Congratulations, you got sponsored into the the Modularity
Help the badges team understand what this idea is all about. If this
badge is awarded for certain kinds of activities:
1) What are those activities?
This badge is to be awarded to all the sponsored members of Modularity WG.
2) Who is doing them (are they packagers? translators? newcomers?
veterans? users? sponsors?)
Targets the members and new-comers of the modularity-wg group.
3) Why are they doing them (is this a means to a different end?)
4) When do they do them (every day? once a year?)
5) How do they do them (by talking in IRC? by running commands in the
console? by using a web interface?)
By getting sponsored to the
Lastly, do you have any ideas for artwork concepts?
Ticket URL: <https://fedorahosted.org/fedora-badges/ticket/466>
A place to collect and debate badge ideas for the Fedora Badges app
I am sharing my experience of the event which I conducted off late, where
Sumantro and Kanika gave talks about FOSS and Fedora & Woman in FOSS. This
was the first event in my college after the newly revamped tech club
(Labyrinth) . I would request for the review of the report 
Here is a report of the community activity we did in Bhopal,IN. This was an follow up activity for "FOSS Wave" to get the community actively contributing to Fedora QA. This was done in regional language(Hindi) as it was easy for the contributors to understand and promoted regional diversity!
During FLOCK I took it upon myself to interview a bunch of attendees and
speakers as a bit of an experiment for myself, with the hope it might turn
out to be something worth contributing back to the Fedora Community. I
think they're working out reasonably well. Not perfect, but worth posting,
nonetheless. I'd like to post the results (one per week, approximately) to
the community.fedoraproject.org blog. I expect I'll post something between
10 and 15 of them over the coming weeks.
The first 'blog post / article' of the series is posted below for review.
They'll all follow a pretty similar format.
Please let me know what you think and if I can get perms to start posting.
Free open source culture & copyleft reformer in the Balkans. Albanian Open
Labs hackerspace Founder, OSCAL & @DOIT_CONF <https://twitter.com/DOIT_CONF>
If you were wondering where FLOCK 2018 might be, well our guest today Redon
Skikuli just might have your answer! Redon’s not just a Fedora community
contributor, he’s a Fedora community creator! Redon, what are you up to
again these days? Why should everyone else also consider joining future
FLOCKs? And while we’re here, how can people follow what you’re up to?
www: redon.skikuli.com <http://www.redon.skikuli.com>
twitter: @rskikuli <https://twitter.com/rskikuli>
Open Labs: https://openlabs.cc/
Subscribe to entire Flock Stories 2016 Podcast series here:
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Community Development - Czech Republic
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" The squeaky wheel gets the grease!"
An interesting link I found earlier over the weekend about what seems to
be an on-going research report / analysis into open source communities,
their demographics, and more. A report on the data is in progress, but
for now, a copy of the questionnaire used is available along with dumps
of the raw dataset for importing into R or LimeSurvey.
Thought this could be a useful asset or tool for later learning. :)
Justin W. Flory