How to be a successful contributor

Jeroen van Meeuwen kanarip at
Sun Jul 11 17:22:50 UTC 2010

susmit shannigrahi wrote:
> > So, in effect, where we say "incredibly difficult to find a mentor", what 
> > should be asking ourselves is "why is it difficult to find a mentor and 
> > importantly, what can we do about it?". A solution as simple as a wiki 
> > listing mentors and their location (physical proximity helps) might just 
> > that problem.
> Such listings for important teams will be very helpful for new people.
> On the other hand, mentors *will* be inundated by mentoring requests.
> So, a balanced approach, such as a task list as a first filter and
> then proceeding with mentoring may be suitable.

The Ambassador Mentor program, I think, has been very successful. However, it 
seems we have no general mentor program for Fedora Project, to assist new 
contributors seeking ways to contribute, in whatever capacity all across the 

-- Jeroen

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