So what is the way forward now?

Matthew East mdke at
Fri Aug 15 07:33:35 UTC 2008

Hi Ishaq,

On Fri, Aug 15, 2008 at 7:01 AM, ishaq gbola <ishaqgbo at> wrote:
> Hi,
> Am a new student too and am finding it difficult knowing where my help would
> be most needed.

Have you read and the
associated pages? There really is a lot of information and pointers
there, and you do have to take the initiative and read those pages in
order to find out how best to contribute.

> I actually think there is a lot of information overload on this mailing
> list, What I think is needed is "structure". The mailing list itself needs a
> structure, personally I would like to know who is in charge (I have a
> feeling that Phil is in charge, next is Dougie then Mathew) and do we have
> sub-divisions in this entire project?

No one is in charge... We've never found it necessary. Can you explain
why you feel the need for that?

> I also buy the idea of having a generic template that we will be sent to new
> students. This template should contain very clear and definitive guideline
> on how they can help.

If we have proper information available on our website, in particular
on this page - -
then it shouldn't be necessary to send the same information by email.
But maybe what you are saying is that the information there isn't good
enough, so we can certainly look at improving it and including more
information if possible.

Matthew East
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