[Ambassadors] Request for mentor

Jose Manimala josemanimala at gmail.com
Fri Jul 9 22:00:51 UTC 2010

Please ignore this... it was accidentally forwarded.

On Fri, Jul 9, 2010 at 12:16 PM, Jose Manimala <josemanimala at gmail.com> wrote:
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Aaron Faanes <dafrito at gmail.com>
> Date: Fri, Jul 9, 2010 at 12:13 PM
> Subject: Request for mentor
> To: wiki <wiki at lists.fedoraproject.org>
> Hello all,
> I've already contributed a bit, but as I was reading Mike McGrath's
> "How to be a successful contributor" Wiki article[1], I realized that
> I hadn't really introduced myself. I also realized that I'd like a
> sponsor/mentor. This is my attempt to remedy both of those. ;)
> First of all, some quick facts[2]: My name is Aaron Faanes. My FAS
> account and IRC nick is dafrito. I live in the central timezone.
> I've been using *nix in some form for the past few years. I ran
> FreeBSD a few years ago, then Ubuntu for about a year. I saw a talk by
> Greg Kroah-Hartman that praised Fedora and Red Hat for their
> commitment to upstream, so I switched and have been using it almost
> exclusively ever since.
> I'm a jack-of-all-trades sort of person. I've got a few years of
> coding experience (python, java, lua, bash, javascript) working on the
> tooling/docs/support side of things. Consequently, I feel like I could
> have posted this sponsor request to the test, docs, and websites
> mailing lists all with similar levels of enthusiasm.
> However, I decided to request a wiki mentor since the wiki seems to be
> where I've found my groove. I've done some writing[3], some template
> work[4], and I'd be interested to continue that work. I've also made
> some suggestions (some good, some not-so-good ;) ), and I'd like to
> work with a sponsor to guide me towards the ideas that have consensus
> and interest. I've also had an interest in being an admin for the
> Wiki, so a sponsor could help see if I'm up for that task as well.
> I'd like to start small. I feel like there's a tendency, at least for
> myself, to dive into too much and get overwhelmed, so I feel like a
> sponsor would help ensure that things don't get too crazy. As far as
> timing is concerned, I can commit two to three afternoons (10-15
> hours) a week.
> Thank you for your consideration,
> Aaron Faanes
> [1] https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/How_to_be_a_successful_contributor
> [2] For some more information: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/User:Dafrito
> [3] https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Special:Contributions/Dafrito
> [4] Templates that I've worked on:
>  * https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Template:Infobox_package
>  * https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Template:Infobox_group
>  * https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Template:Delete
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> Kind Regards
> Jose M Manimala(ജൊസ് മനിമല)
> http://josemanimala.eu.org
> Ph: +64221033100
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Kind Regards
Jose M Manimala(ജൊസ് മനിമല)
Ph: +64221033100
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