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About Systers-foss
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Systers-foss is a list for general information about how to get started with open source development. It is a place for existing open source advocates, contributors, and developers to provide basic mentoring to people new to community developed software. There is no specific project supported, but rather representatives from many projects to give you ideas about how to pick your project, or how to start your own community open source development project.

Systers-foss is carefully moderated in the Systers' tradition, so please stay on topic and be polite and kind in your responses. This list uses a conversation model that allows you to unsubscribe from threads that do not interest you. Please see the FAQ at Conversations for further information about how to use conversations. Be sure to replace systers with systers-foss when using the conversation model.

Thanks for your interest in open source community developed software! See you online.

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