[Ambassadors] How to be a Mentor?

Buddhika Chandradeepa Kurera bckurera at fossuser.lk
Fri Oct 29 18:05:52 UTC 2010

On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 11:07 PM, Viji V Nair <viji at fedoraproject.org>wrote:

> Hi
> I wanted to be an ambassador (I was one of them and removed as a part
> of "India Cleanup"), but my mentor from India needs 6 months to
> promote me, according to him my works are not official. -
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Viji_V_Nair
> Because of these new rules my requested to other groups like
> "Marketing Group" etc are also on hold.
> I am disappointed....
> Thanks
> Viji
If this is going to be happen around contributors it would be really a nasty
Therefore please look into that, I request from FAmSCo new people after
being elected :).

In India it is like Fedora owns for one or some ppl. This should be overcome
soon. Anybody actively working should be able to get the ambassadorship,
there is no point to wait them on a que and test their patient. The final
result is the disappointment and leaving the project.

Personly I feel huge set of procedures and guide lines are not suitable for
a community work. Because we get nothing by promoting Fedora only the
personal satisfaction, then why loads of rules. We do all because we love
FOSS thats all.

Buddhika Kurera (Fedora Ambassador of Sri Lanka)
Editor in Chief - FOSS User magazine
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