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From curc...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r1738618 - /comdev/site/trunk/content/newcomers/index.mdtext
Date Mon, 11 Apr 2016 18:12:50 GMT
Author: curcuru
Date: Mon Apr 11 18:12:50 2016
New Revision: 1738618

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1738618&view=rev
Log:
Add pointer to new etiquette page, other useful pointers

Modified:
    comdev/site/trunk/content/newcomers/index.mdtext

Modified: comdev/site/trunk/content/newcomers/index.mdtext
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/comdev/site/trunk/content/newcomers/index.mdtext?rev=1738618&r1=1738617&r2=1738618&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- comdev/site/trunk/content/newcomers/index.mdtext (original)
+++ comdev/site/trunk/content/newcomers/index.mdtext Mon Apr 11 18:12:50 2016
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-Title: Welcome, newcomer.
+Title: Welcome, Apache newcomers!
 Notice:    Licensed to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) under one
            or more contributor license agreements.  See the NOTICE file
            distributed with this work for additional information
@@ -17,14 +17,19 @@ Notice:    Licensed to the Apache Softwa
            under the License.
 
 In this section we hope to help you take your first steps as an open source 
-developer in one of our many Apache project communities.
+developer in one of our many Apache project communities.  As an all-volunteer 
+run organization, Apache and the many Apache projects rely on people like 
+you stepping up to help out.  
 
   * [Where do I start?](/gettingStarted/101.html) - a guide to your first engagement with
an Apache project
+  * [How should I behave?](http://community.apache.org/contributors/etiquette) - etiquette
and codes of conduct at Apache
+  * [What can I work on?](http://helpwanted.apache.org) - suggested tasks you can start working
on today 
   * [Mentoring Programme](/mentoringprogramme.html) - an introduction to our mentoring programme
       * [Mentoring in formal education](/mentorprogrammeformaleducation.html) - how to engage
your students on open source
-  * [Local Mentors Programme](/localmentors.html) - Find ASF people who live near you
+      * [Local Mentors Programme](/localmentors.html) - Find ASF people who live near you
   * [Newbie FAQ](/newbiefaq.html) - some commonly asked questions (and their answers)
-  * [What can I work on?](http://helpwanted.apache.org) - suggested tasks you can start working
on today
+  * [How many projects are at Apache?](https://projects.apache.org/) - we have a **LOT**
of different project communities!
+  * [Just show me the code!](http://www.apache.org/dev/) - site index of technical questions
(where's SVN, how to login, etc.)
 
 <a name="Index-FirstContributions"></a>
 # First Contributions
@@ -38,7 +43,8 @@ how much you can help, even now.
 Since we aim to be a place for newcomers to learn
 about the ASF as a whole and you are (probably) a newcomer *any feedback
 you can give or unanswered questions you can ask us here* will help us improve what
-we offer to those who come afterwards. 
+we offer to those who come afterwards. Our [etiquette tips](http://community.apache.org/contributors/etiquette)
can help you 
+write emails that will get some answers.
 
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