POSSE Pre-event Survey

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Name: __________________________________________________________________

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Preferred account/IRC name: (e.g., jdoe, john.doe, rockmaster):

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Please tell us about where, what, and how you teach:

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What do you want to get out of POSSE week?

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If you blog, what's the URL?

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Which planets (if any) pull your blog feed?

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What open source software do you currently use?

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What open source projects (if any) are you currently involved in? In what roles?

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This is a scale of familiarity with tasks:

  • 0 - I have never heard of this before
  • 1 - I understand the basic idea but have never done it
  • 2 - I have done this
  • 3 - I do this frequently
  • 4 - I'm a master at this / I can do this in my sleep
  • 5 - I created this

Please use this scale to rate your comfort and familiarity with these tasks:

___ Using Firefox.

___ Using Thunderbird.

___ Using a Linux distribution.

___ Using OpenOffice.org.

___ Blogging.

___ Contributing to a Planet feed aggregator.

___ Chatting on IRC .

___ Chatting/instant messaging via: ________________________________.

___ Microblogging (Tweeting) via: __________________________________.

___ Communicating on mailing lists.

___ Using a Wiki.

___ Using a version control system (which one(s)? _____________________)

___ Building an open source software package from source.

___ Packaging open source software for distribution (e.g., rpm, deb, xpi)

___ Installing an open source operating system (which one(s)? _____________________)

___ Programming in C/C++

___ Programming in bash.

___ Programming in Python.

___ Programming in JavaScript.

___ Programming in ____________________________________________________.

___ Reading and writing in a language other than English (________________________).

___ Using XML.

___ Writing HTML.

___ Using Bugzilla.

___ Writing user documentation.

___ Creating test cases for software.

___ Testing software.

Thanks! Please e-mail the completed survey to EMAIL_OF_ORGANIZER by DATE.