I've been reaching out recently to a number of people about
helping out with various initiatives. It is a bit messy, without
Drupal having a well-defined hierarchy of who to go to to volunteer
for various things. I think people also need to understand that high
visibility also creates high prominence. A lot of new people
don't feel comfortable directly contacting someone highly
"visible", assuming they are being a bother. I've
spoken with a number of other people who would also like to volunteer,
but are not coders, so they aren't sure where they fit in.
Everyone points to documentation, but I feel there should be other
options. Not everyone is comfortable writing public documentation, but
they might be excellent project managers, organizers, designers. It
appears Drupal needs some, well, sheep herding.
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