Community Involvement

Steve Holden steve at
Thu Aug 4 21:46:28 EDT 2011

Haven't had much Cc input so far, but this one is definitely worth following up on. Thanks!


On Aug 4, 2011, at 5:42 PM, Eric Snow wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 9:14 PM, Steve Holden <steve at> wrote:
>> [Ccs appreciated]
>> After some three years labor I (@holdenweb) at last find myself approaching
>> the completion of the Python Certificate Series with O'Reilly School of
>> Technology (@OReillySchool).
>> At OSCON last week the team fell to talking about the final assignment
>> (although the Certificate is not a certification, students only progress by
>> answering real quiz questions, not the usual multiple-choice task). Success
>> also requires that they complete a project at the end of each (of the ~60)
>> lesson(s).
>> We would ideally like the last project to to be something that demonstrates
>> at least some minimal involvement with the Python community. Something like
>> "get a Python answer upvoted on StackOverflow", for example, or getting a
>> question answered on c.l.p. At the same time it shouldn't be anything that
>> places a burden on the community (otherwise the hundredth student would be
>> abused and the thousandth murdered).
>> So I wondered if anyone had any good ideas.
> While not as "community" as the mailing lists, perhaps they could post
> a recipe to the activestate.
> -eric
>> regards
>>  Steve
>> --
>> Steve Holden
>> steve at
>> --

Steve Holden
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