Send a newbie my way - great idea! This way the smart people on the 
list will be more available for my questions!! :)

Best,

Steve



>Hello all,
>
>Remember Samantha? She dropped by the list a while ago and was given 
>the
>idea to develop a Rails resume generator...
>
>Anyway, yesterday she happened to email me about the Haifa RUG post 
>(only
>reply this far and it was a false :/ ) and I happened to remember her
>project and give her a bit of advice, and it developed into a 
>conversation
>reminding a bit of a chat about her project, that seems to have pulled 
>her
>out of a stuck position (I hope).
>
>Well, she told me she's glad she can email me those questions since 
>sending
>them to the list would be overkill and uncomfortable...
>
>Now, remember the recent discussion about newbie questions plaguing 
>the
>list?
>
>All of this has brought me to think of an Adopt-a-newbie model. 
>Somehow,
>every newbie that wants would get an email address of a volunteer from
>ruby-talk, with whom he can correspond personally and who will answer 
>his
>basic questions and serve to also encourage him to keep learning.
>
>I could manage two-three active newbies at a time, I think, and they 
>would
>greatly benefit from it if they are anything like me.
>
>
>What do you think? Would you consider it a good idea? Would you 
>volunteer?
>Is anyone up for infrastructure (preferrably on ruby-lang.org, though
>anywhere is good)?
>
>
>
>Aur Saraf