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Jeremy Katz katzj at
Thu Jul 24 15:19:10 UTC 2008

On Wed, 2008-07-23 at 21:19 +0000, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-07-23 at 17:07 -0400, Ricky Zhou wrote:
> > On 2008-07-23 09:58:02 PM, Jonathan Roberts wrote:
> > > I definitely agree with your point, however, that the most important
> > > thing is to get a new contributor interacting and working with the
> > > other members of the team they would like to be a part of. Signing up
> > > for an account with the CLA is so easy now though, why restrict the
> > > work they can do by pushing this to a later point in the process?
> > Don't forget that some FAS groups are attached to access to things.
> > This definitely raises the barrier for entry, which is one reason that
> > we suggest getting involved with the people (list, IRC, etc.) first.
> The interface could probably make it a bit clearer that we don't expect
> a new account holder to go applying for a ton of groups before doing
> anything else.  Maybe I should file that as an enhancement?

But what's the value in me having an account before I'm wanting to
"contribute" something?


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