[Ambassadors] How to be a Mentor?

Marcus Moeller mail at marcus-moeller.de
Fri Oct 29 18:35:41 UTC 2010

2010/10/29 Joerg Simon <jsimon at fedoraproject.org>:
> Am 29.10.2010 18:04, schrieb Marcus Moeller:
>> but a decision taking in an open
>> community is never good if it demands on personal choices.
> reading that again, i have to disagree even more, it is all about
> personal choices - decissions by the mentors are done because we trust
> them to be able to know what they are doing and that they not jump off
> the train 2 month later, when they realize this is hard work. -> The
> mentors give their thumbs up to new Ambassadors because they trust them
> to get the job done! We are not a company where people are just
> exchangeable or just evaluated by numbers or rules - We know about them
> personally!
> The mentoring process itself is born becaus guidelines/rules no longer
> worked to have a good membership process because we had a unbalanced
> growth of new Ambassadors with less knowledge about how the Fedora
> Project works.
> http://git.fedorahosted.org/git/?p=fama.git;a=blob_plain;f=stats/ambassadors.png
> and we could no longer assure the quality of new candidates.
> We trust Ambassdars with ressources - and personal trust is nothing that
> you can put in guidelines and rulebooks. Same is for new Mentors!
> cu Joerg
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