Joining the Learn Content Triage Team

If you are interested in participating in the Training Team’s GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. triage efforts, you must be a member of the Learn Content Triage team. If you are a Faculty member, you should already be a member of this team (if you are a member, you’ll see the list of members on this private page). If you are not a Faculty member and would like to join this triage team, you will need to meet the criteria of consistent contribution to the team.

To request to join this triage team

  • PingPing The act of sending a very small amount of data to an end point. Ping is used in computer science to illicit a response from a target server to test it’s connection. Ping is also a term used by Slack users to @ someone or send them a direct message (DM). Users might say something along the lines of “Ping me when the meeting starts.” @faculty in the #training-team channel with your request to join the Learn Content Triage team.
  • Faculty will verify and confirm if you have shown consistent prior activity (e.g., received the Training Contributor badge, and has created/commented on Training Team GitHub issues in the last 3 months).
  • When your activity has been confirmed, Faculty will send you an invitation to the Learn Content Triage team.

If you are not a Faculty member, but are interested in further contribution in addition to GitHub Triage, please consider joining the Faculty Program!

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If you are a Faculty member responding to requests

  1. Confirm if the requestor meets the criteria of consistent prior activity with the Training Team:
  2. If you confirm that the requestor meets the criteria:
  3. If activity can’t be confirmed:
    • Start a thread in the private Faculty channel and see if other Faculty can confirm their activity.

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