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Re: [HACKERS] Seeking Mentors for Funded Reviewers

From: Richard Broersma <richard(dot)broersma(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, pgsql-rrreviewers(at)postgresql(dot)org, postgres hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Seeking Mentors for Funded Reviewers
Date: 2011-01-26 20:05:39
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On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 11:15 AM, Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:


> Usually, in an educational process, it's the teachers who get paid,
> and the students who have to pay to get educated.  I realize this is
> somewhat different because we want to encourage people to get involved
> in the project, but it still seems weird.


This is probably a good point.  I've never mentored, taught, authored a
patch or review, so I can say what is similar or different.


> People
> sometimes do a lousy job now too, but at least we can count on the
> fact that everyone who signs up to do it has some intrinsic
> motivation.
>
> http://www.nytimes.com/2005/05/15/books/chapters/0515-1st-levitt.html
>

Interesting.

-- 
Regards,
Richard Broersma Jr.

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