> Once again new council has been elected: congratulations to the chosen
> members! And once again many nominees expressed their wishes to see more
> non-developer contributors to become official developers. Yet, only very
> few people (if any) are interested in mentoring them. I get it, the
> relationship between a mentor and their mentee is very intimate, and
> mentoring takes a lot of time. While the Github PRs are helping us
> increase the user contributions merged, perhaps it's distancing us from
> creating stronger bonds with the contributors? But more about this topic
> later.

Actually, we are doing quite well in terms of recruiting at the moment.
I would love to see this continue.

And yes, mentors are important for that.

Andreas K. Hüttel
Gentoo Linux developer
(council, toolchain, base-system, perl, libreoffice)

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