Re: Paths into Debian
On 24/09/13 at 14:46 +0200, Daniel Pocock wrote:
> On 24/09/13 14:09, Paul Tagliamonte wrote:
> > On Sep 24, 2013 8:03 AM, "Stefano Zacchiroli" <firstname.lastname@example.org
> > <mailto:email@example.com>> wrote:
> > >
> > > On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 07:51:53AM -0400, Paul Tagliamonte wrote:
> > > > Its not just you - while I appreciate using a word other than
> > bitesized or
> > > > low-hanging-fruit, I tend to get the same slightly off putting feeling
> > > > about "gift"
> > > >
> > > > Not to bikeshead.
> > >
> > > So, folks, what do you propose instead? :)
> > >
> > > If the chosen terminology send the "wrong" message, and hence it's
> > > potentially a blocker, let's change it (but better do it only *once*,
> > > hence the need of getting it "right" this time).
> > I don't want to give the wrong impression - I'll still use the chosen
> > tag, but if I'm to play the Umarell, I'd be most likely to use "bitesize"
> > Seriously, I don't want to get between work getting done, though.
> However people feel about "gift", there is also the jargon factor. For
> newcomers, jargon is a barrier and potential time waster
> Can we use a word that is neutral and obvious?
> Maybe "trivial-to-fix" or something like that?
Wouldn't new contributors feel bad if they can't fix a "trivial-to-fix"
I think that if we change the name because 'gift' sends a wrong message,
it would be better to change to something that doesn't try to convey a
message, like suitable-for-new-contributors, or new-contributors.