Introducing myself - joining Xubuntu Community

Pasi Lallinaho pasi at
Thu Jul 11 13:55:56 UTC 2013

On 11/07/13 16:23, Ali Linx (amjjawad) wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 11, 2013 at 5:07 PM, Pasi Lallinaho 
> <pasi at <mailto:pasi at>> wrote:
>     On 11/07/13 14:52, Ali Linx (amjjawad) wrote:
>         However, testing is not everything. When you are dealing with
>         an Operating System, there are many other tasks beside Testing
>         and IMHO, all of these tasks are important
>     Sure, but there's a reason why there are several teams and
>     contributors. You don't need to do it all yourself. 
> Of course there is a reason :D that is a team, not a one-man-project 
> after all. This is a community and everyone work as a team and that is 
> called team work. All that, is understood :)
> I'm not going to do everything by myself - I have learned it the hard 
> way for the last two years (please, don't get it wrong, I am not 
> saying I was doing everything previously, I am just staying I have 
> done so many tasks and spent long hours days and nights with no rest 
> so I overdid it.) - therefore, I am not going to repeat that :)
> However, may I just know why:
>     (And we won't let you.)
> I'm sorry if I'm asking too much but I'd like to learn and understand 
> how things work here.
> So, even though I'm willing to do something else beside testing, you 
> won't let me? :D why? just curious :) kind of limitation? normal 
> procedure here? or something else?

This means I want to see your contributions on one area first. That's a 
more valuable contribution than doing a bit here and another there.

There is no limitations here, but please try to understand that the 
right way to build trust amongst the community is to start small.

>     Testing is probably the area where we need the most help, and
>     since you are familiar with that, it's the ideal area for you to
>     start working on. Please focus on that for the time being.
> If you insist, then what shall I say?
> Ok then :)
>     I still don't see much else than you being in a hurry. Calm down.
>     You can't rush getting to know people – while you might feel like
>     you do, the feeling has to be mutual.
> Well, maybe that is me and I can't change that easily ;) I will try :)
>     Waiting to see your contributions with the testing team,
> Does this mean: "Welcome to the team"? since I haven't read that so 
> far? :)

As I've said before, all contributions are welcome, thus: welcome to the 

(With teams we have a contributions first, membership then -policy. 
Don't worry about that too much. If you contribute, you will sooner or 
later get the memberships and eventually, a possible Xubuntu team 
membership. To read more about this policy, look into our Strategy 
Document [1].)

> Thank you!
> -- 
> "All of us are smarter than any one of us."
> *Best Regards,*
> *amjjawad <>*
> *Start Ubuntu 
> <>*
> *My Own Business <>*



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