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[opensuse-project] Questions for 'People of openSUSE'
  • From: A.K. <protected@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2007 17:18:35 +0200
  • Message-id: <200707181718.36183.protected@xxxxxxx>

my name is Anica and I currently do an internship here at Novell in the
openSUSE project.
I think that the people behind the openSUSE project, the members of the
openSUSE community, should become a little more visible to each other.
Therefore I am planning to do several interviews with different community
members (i.e. the 'People of openSUSE') about their involvement in the
project and also about their personal life and interests. The interviews will
always contain the same set of questions and will be published on

Here are some possible questions for an interview (this is really a first

Clear and brief:
Place of birth
Family status
Mainly used distribution
Preferred desktop
Favorite application
Homepage / Blog
Favorite season: spring, summer, autumn or winter?

Questions related to the openSUSE project:
What made you join the openSUSE community?
How do you participate in the openSUSE project?
What motivates you the most to participate in the openSUSE project?
When do you mainly spend time for the openSUSE project: in your spare time, at
work, at the weekend, at night etc.?
What do you think about the future of the openSUSE project?
How many members of the openSUSE community have you ever met in person?

Without which existent application you couldn't live?
Which nonexistent application should be invented as soon as possible?
Tell us about your computer history!

Personal questions:
Worst movie ever seen?
Name your favorite movie scene!
Worst television commercial ever seen?
Do you watch any TV series?
Star Trek or Star Wars?
Cinema or DVD?
What's your favorite food?
Favorite toy in your childhood?
Favorite (video) game console (in your childhood and today)?
What do you do in your spare time?
What's your preferred way to spend your vacation?
What was the most exiting experience in your life?
May your share an embarrassing experience?
Someone transfers you $1.000.000 from his bank account – what would you do
with the money?
The Internet crashes for one week – how would you feel, what would you do?
There is a thunderstorm – do you turn off your computer?
Which (famous) person would you like to meet (irrespective if still alive or
Have you ever spilt some beer (or some other drink) on your keyboard/computer?
You can't live without...
Which one was the worst question?

End of suggestions...

I would like to know what you think about the questions above, which ones you
like, dislike, hate or if you have a better wording for a question.

And feel also free to suggest some more questions (or topics) who should be
asked in the interviews.

Last but not least, which kind of pictures are you willing to publish on (pictures of you, your pets, your desk, your car, your desktop,
your house etc.)?

If somebody would like to support me with the interviews and maybe even
consider to take over in a couple of months - let me know.

Thank you for participating!


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