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The Ubuntu Membership Wiki states:

Contributions are valued and recognized whether you contribute to artwork, any of the LoCoTeams, documentation, providing support on the forums, the answers tracker, IRC support, bug triage, translation, development and packaging, marketing and advocacy, contributing to the wiki, or anything else.

This defines what contributions will be considered valuable when applying for Ubuntu membership. What I want to know is, does my involvement on Ask Ubuntu fall under the stipulation "...or anything else"?

I'd imagine they don't literally mean anything else, just things considered to fit the scope of contributing to Ubuntu. So is my help here valuable in contributing? Has anyone ever obtained membership by using their Ask Ubuntu contributions as their argument toward membership?

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I lost count of the number of people who became Ubuntu member via Ask Ubuntu. :-) – jokerdino Nov 2 '12 at 23:28
@jokerdino Awesome! I've been an Ubuntu user for 6 years and wanted a way to give back. It's great that I stand a chance at also becoming an official member. – Kyle Macey Nov 2 '12 at 23:33
@jokerdino I think a link should mention to describe procedure to apply via Ask Ubuntu. – Raja May 20 '13 at 16:18
up vote 13 down vote accepted

Plenty of people on the site (including all the moderators) have cited their involvement here as a sustained contribution to Ubuntu as a means to membership, so, yes!

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Should one note that just Ask Ubuntu is not enough in most cases? – hexafraction Nov 6 '12 at 20:35

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