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From Isabel Drost-Fromm <isa...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Doing open source while maintaining your sanity
Date Thu, 21 Dec 2017 08:57:47 GMT
On Fri, Dec 08, 2017 at 03:35:16PM +0100, Bertrand Delacretaz wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 8, 2017 at 3:20 PM, Myrle Krantz <myrle@apache.org> wrote:
> > ...2.) It should come "early" in the intro to open source development.
> > So maybe here: https://community.apache.org/newcomers/ ? ...
> 
> How about creating a more general "reading list" page instead?
> 
> It's just links and short comments IIUC so we could have a lot of them
> on a single page, on various topics.

That sounds like a good idea - no need to replicate good content maintained
elsewhere that is not core to our business. Also depending on the country our
volunteers live in offers may be different.

Here's the list of things I typically send to people (in addition to telling
them to go seek professional help as well as asking them to be patient with
themselves - needing several months to recover is normal):


https://simple.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Depression_(mental_illness) see symptoms if
your afraid a doctor won't take your case serious

http://hintjens.com/blog:117#toc26 is what helped friends realise they need to
step back before it's too late.

https://blag.esotericsystems.at/articles/opensource-burnout/ was once given at
Apache Con in Budapest.

http://bluehackers.org/2013/01/17/mitch-altman-geeks-and-depression-panel-at-28c3

http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-community/200311.mbox/<4A16CAE8-2130-11D8-9668-000393753936@gbiv.com>
... by Roy Fielding years ago

http://yarchive.net/comp/linux/git_rebase.html ... search for "_will_ burn out"
to find the relevant paragraph.


Isabel


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