Applying to the Art group in the Accounts System
ianweller at gmail.com
Thu Mar 20 16:05:06 UTC 2008
On Thu, 20 Mar 2008, Nicu Buculei wrote:
> Máirín Duffy wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> Do you think it would be fair to require folks applying for art accounts
>> to post a self-introduction to the list? How about complete at least one
>> minor design task? (EG hackergotchi or banner design off the design queue?)
> Here is a first draft (it probably could use corrections from a native
> English speaker) for the message to be sent to people who requested
> membership and have not been accepted yet:
> Hi [name],
> I am [name], one of the sponsors or the Art group in the Fedora Account
> system (FAS).
> I write to you as a follow-up to your request to join our group. We
> receive a lot of such requests, some of them coming from people unknown
> to us or inactive in the Art Team.
> If you want to join this group, please subscribe to the Fedora-Art
> mailing list  and write a small introduction,allowing us to know you.
> Also if you want to show us your capabilities, please have a look at our
> jobs queue  try to accomplish an open task from there and post it to
> the list.
> Note that if you will not act in any way, after 2 weeks your request
> will be deleted automatically.
> Be aware that membership in the Art group of the FAS is not a
> requirement to participate in the project, to post or answer questions
> on the mailing list, on IRC or to use the Wiki, it is a privilege
> granted to established contributors.
>  - https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-art-list/
>  - http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Artwork/DesignService
Works for me. If I got that email I'd get off my butt and do something!
> I think the message for current but inactive or unknown members can be
> similar (modeled by the same structure).
> There is a category of existing members on which I am not sure how to
> act: people active in general in the Fedora project, members in other
> groups of the FAS (for example in the Ambassadors group) but not active
> in Art. I am not sure how/if the Art membership is useful to them (or
> not useful to us) but I also do not want to kick them out, they are our
If they're part of Fedora by now, they should know the rules...
> There is also a category: "former Red Hat employees who left Red Hat and
> Fedora and will never come back (we know that as a fact since the way
> they left)" (wow! how lame am I to create such a category for only one
> person only not to name her :D). I think in such case I can delete on
> the spot, right?
In the one case, I'd say yes, but don't base it off my decision ;)
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