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[OH-Publicity] This week's post: Discussing Kevin Carillo's newcomer experience survey

Asheesh Laroia lists at
Mon Nov 12 08:29:20 UTC 2012

Excerpts from Asheesh Laroia's message of Sun Nov 11 22:17:07 -0500 2012:
> Excerpts from Asheesh Laroia's message of Wed Nov 07 19:29:01 -0500 2012:
> > Hello publicity peeps,
> > 
> > This week, I want to write about Kevin Carillo's academic and also 
> > practical survey on "Newcomer experience and contributor behavior in FOSS 
> > communities."
> > 
> > I've helped Kevin out by reviewing his survey and pointing him in the 
> > direction of some hopefully friendly contacts at other projects.
> > 
> > For context, the landing page for the survey is here: 
> >
> > 
> > For OH-Publicity's side, I hope to get the post written in the next 
> > 1-2 days!
> Pardon me -- I fell ill on Friday, so I couldn't get to this. I'm 
> running a draft by Kevin now, and once he and I are sure what it should 
> say, I'll post here, get y'all's review, and post it!
> I think I'll use this photo 
> at the top of 
> the post, since "grafting" is kind of like what it means to bring new 
> contributors totally into the fold of an open source project.
> -- Asheesh.

Draft at

edit at

I'll take feedback and try to post this by ~1PM Pacific, since I know 
Kevin's in a rush to get the word out. Sorry about the rushed schedule, 
but I do hope to get some thoughts from the list!

-- Asheesh.

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