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Re: DPL teams survey summary summary [METOO]

Per Andersson <avtobiff@gmail.com>:
>  On Sun, Jun 29, 2008 at 5:20 PM, Steve McIntyre <leader@debian.org> wrote:
> > 8. Publicise more clearly the places where new people could help
> >   out. I'm commonly asked by people how they could get involved in
> >   Debian, or what tasks most urgently need help, and those are quite
> >   difficult things to answer. A more focussed set of web pages and/or
> >   wiki pages targeting these questions would be a great thing to
> >   have.
>  A new usertag was introduced into the BTS a while ago, the
>  gift tag. [0] [1] Being a newbie in Debian, the BTS and
>  contributing to the free software community I thought this
>  was a great idea. It seems that the gift tag isn't used that
>  much though [2]. It would be great if the gift tag gained
>  popularity.
>  There exists pages on w.d.o that targets how to get started
>  with help out. [3] [4] Perhaps there is a need for a more
>  clean path to finding out how to get started, a start would be
>  to put links on the frontpage of w.d.o and [5] to get directly
>  to the help guide [4]. As it is now, the path there is quite
>  long and IMHO you need to know what you are looking for.
>  [0] http://wiki.debian.org/qa.debian.org/GiftTag
>  [1] http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2007/12/msg00679.html
>  [2] http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?users=debian-qa@lists.debian.org;tag=gift
>  [3] http://debian.org/devel/join/
>  [4] http://wiki.debian.org/HelpDebian
>  [5] http://debian.org/devel/

Excellent info, thanks.  [4] is very useful.

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