Hi Lucas, * Lucas Nussbaum <email@example.com> [2007-12-24 22:03]: > I've been thinking about ways to make contributing to Debian easier. I > sometimes run into the situation where someone asks me "I'd like to > contribute to Debian, what could I do?", and I have problems directing > him to things where he could actually help. There is http://www.debian.org/intro/help but its really not that helpful I think. [...] > == "gift" usertag == > Some projects (Gnome, KDE) use a special tag to indicate bugs that > are suitable for new contributors (see ). Debian could use something > similar. I thought of using the "gift" tag for this, but don't hesitate > to propose something better. We can start with a usertag, and, if it > gets widely used, ask for a "normal" tag. I agree this would be a really cool thing but it can be really hard to judge what is suitable for new contributors and what not, some people understand things pretty fast others do not and thus you could lose the chance to get a fix for a bug because you rate it too low. What do you think about using the RFH pseudo bug and add a usertag to it instead? [...] > Thank you, and merry christmas :-) Same to you and all other devs! Cheers Nico -- Nico Golde - http://www.ngolde.de - firstname.lastname@example.org - GPG: 0x73647CFF For security reasons, all text in this mail is double-rot13 encrypted.
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