[Ambassadors] How to be a Mentor?

Rahul Sundaram metherid at gmail.com
Sat Oct 30 15:04:40 UTC 2010

On Sat, Oct 30, 2010 at 8:26 PM, Viji V Nair  wrote:

> Sorry, I was not aware that I can't put any other FLOSS work in fedora
> wiki! (even if it is beneficial somehow for fedora users). I can't
> find any guidelines regarding this in fedoraproject.org also.
> Even users like Rahul Sundaram asked me to move the rpm from wiki and
> keep it in fedorapeople.org, they never mentioned that I cannot keep
> this over there.

Although not the intended use of that space, I don't think there is anything
prohibiting you from doing this at the moment.  The current guidelines are


Perhaps RPM Fusion would make it more accessible to end users but that is
just a recommendation.

> This is not true, we are not expecting any respect, but please don't
> insult. Mentors from India is questioning our intention of
> contribution, which is an big insult. According to them we are all
> doing this just for a "name".

I think it would be more constructive to assume goodwill than malice.  When
someone volunteers to act as a mentor, it is upto them to decide what they
are comfortable with.  I don't think generalizing this as malice for all
mentors is useful.

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