On 04/05/2010 05:36 AM, Alistair Bush wrote:
>> On 4/3/10 3:40 PM, Ben de Groot wrote:
>>> Are there any other ideas on how to improve our recruitment process?
>> The idea appeared before, but I think it's worth noting.
>> Either merge the ebuild and end quizzes, or make the split actually
>> meaningful. In my case I just finished both at the same time, but was
>> confused why they are separate. I think I've seen similar comments from
>> other developers.
>> I think I'd rather prefer merging the quizzes.
> One thing i've noticed is that the ebuild quiz is far more difficult than the 
> eom quiz.   We seem to have the biggest hurdle first.
> What I would like to see is either the quizzes be merged or....
> An "easier" first quiz that covers the basics which after being answered the 
> user can become a gentoo developer  ( ie @gentoo.org email, ssh access to 
> d.g.o, etc) but no access to push directly to the tree.  Instead all commits 
> must be pushed thru their mentor,  who is responsible for qa'ing and giving 
> advice.   Currently I don't think mentors really have much of a role. There 
> is 
> certainly no requirement for a mentor to qa their charges commits,  but if 
> they are the ones pushing to the tree the mentor has all the responsibility. 
> This might just make mentors more responsible for the quality of recruits.

Yeah would be easy to implement if we get git some day.


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