[haiku-development] Re: Where are the Mentors?

  • From: "Salvatore Benedetto" <emitrax@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 7 Jun 2008 19:09:40 +0000

2008/6/7 Niels Reedijk <niels.reedijk@xxxxxxxxx>:
> 2008/6/5 Axel Dörfler <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
>> "Niels Reedijk" <niels.reedijk@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> What is the role of a mentor? I'd like to offer my time, but I cannot
>>> help with all the technical details. Of course I do know enough to
>>> point them in a right direction.
>> Thanks for your offer! A mentor should be the first contact for the
>> student, discuss technical and other issues related to the project,
>> review code, etc.
>> Many of those don't require deep knowledge of the technical details,
>> but some definitely do. But we also have set up a mentor pool that a
>> student can ask, so it doesn't always have to be the one mentor for
>> everything.
> Well, I think I'll  be fine then.
>>> > With the original program schedule, coding was supposed to start on
>>> > June 1st, so we better get through with this as soon as possible.
>>> I prefer BFS and UDF, since I once wrote some docs on the (slightly
>>> older) API, so at least I'd have a head-start.
>> At least in the coming week (until the 12th), and from the 18th to the
>> 22th of June, as well as on the end of August, I won't be available, so
>> maybe you can be backup for me, and we mentor Salvatore together?
> Sure! No problem.
> *waves at Salvatore*

Hi there :-)

> If there's anything I need to do, let me know.
> Niels

How about I simply post to the kernel mailing list if I have doubts/question?

Salvatore Benedetto (a.k.a. emitrax)
Student of Computer Engineer
University of Pisa

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