Re: A "Review & Mentor" team
Nathan Owens <ndowens <at> gmx.us>
2012-03-15 23:42:54 GMT
On 03/15/2012 12:50 PM, Thomas Goirand wrote:
> On 03/13/2012 06:18 PM, Gergely Nagy wrote:
>> I would also love to see a "Review& Mentor" team, something that could
>> work along and with the NM process, whose task would be to do just what
>> the name suggests: reivew packages, help find a sponsor
> Oh, *that* is very interesting. And that gives me another idea.
> You know, I've been reading -mentors for quite some time, because when I
> was needing sponsorship, I was frustrated as well. Now that I've done
> few sponsoring, I don't read -mentors too much because there's too much
> traffic. But for sure, I'd be happy to do few sponsoring for the type of
> package on my *area of interest* (eg: hosting and servers). But since
> there's too much traffic and I have a limited time, I don't read much
> -mentors, and I must have skipped few interesting packages.
> Now, what I'd be very glad to have would be that Debexpo knows about
> tags, and that someone needing sponsoring would tag his package once
> it's uploaded to Debexpo.
> A sponsor would, on his side, select what type of tags he is interested
> in. For me for example, I'd be selecting server type of software, so I'd
> for example select system::server. Then I would receive on my mail all
> request for sponsoring server related RFS only, saving me the loss of
> time browsing -mentors which is flooded with X-Window / GUI software
> that I care less about.
> Having all this would mean that the following change occurs:
> 1/ Debexpo would allow sponsoree to edit tags on their software
> 2/ Debexpo would allow sponsors to register for tags they are interested
> in, and send RFS depending on matches with 1/