[Openstack-sigs] [First Contact]Initial Ideas on forming the First Contact SIG

Doug Hellmann doug at doughellmann.com
Tue Sep 26 17:19:35 UTC 2017

Excerpts from Thierry Carrez's message of 2017-09-26 17:19:07 +0100:
> Davanum Srinivas wrote:
> > Doug,
> > 
> > I'd like to add a reference to organizations that the new community
> > members belong too as the pressure comes from their chain of command
> > too:
> > 
> > How's this?
> > 
> > To proactively work with new community members and organizations to
> > help them become
> > effective contributors in OpenStack by sharing tips, information,
> > resources and guidance and
> > to facilitate collaboration between the people working on initiatives
> > related to community goals.
> +1 on calling it the "Welcome to OpenStack" group (or some other
> positive-sounding welcoming name). My worry was that we'd create a group
> that would be the new contributor police that would spread a "distrust
> by default" attitude. If that's tied into mentoring and accompanying
> contributors in their first steps in the OpenStack world, I'm all for it.

Sure, we can work "Welcome" into the name. Something like "Welcome
Wagon" may be too much of a cultural idiom, but I'm sure we can come up
with something positive.


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