Developer Application Criteria - Was Re: New Application processes

Dustin Kirkland kirkland at
Thu Jan 8 14:54:12 GMT 2009

On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 3:46 PM, Bryce Harrington <bryce at> wrote:
> For improving the process just for the skill-level consideration, what I
> would like to see is sort of a self-directed "exercise workbook", with
> sets of packaging, bug triage, testing, documentation, etc. tasks.  For
> sponsorees with limited skill, this would provide guidance in gaining
> it.  For sponsorees already with more than adequate skill, this would
> help them calibrate their own expectations.  For sponsors, knowing that
> a candidate has gone through the workbook would help to answer that last
> bulletpoint, so they can focus on judging the others.

Good idea, Bryce.  I think this is along the lines of what I was
suggesting, or at least certainly achieves the notion of 'self
validation' before applying.


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