Re: Making "entry-point" nee "gift" a real BTS tag [Re: Facilitating contributions by newcomers]
Raphael Hertzog <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> In fact, I believe they should be mostly disjoint. As a maintainer, I
> welcome help on all bugs.
> When I tag a bug help it's because I believe that I don't have the
> skills to fix it by myself and that external help is really needed to
> make some progress.
I use help as a sort of variant of wontfix. It means that I'm not opposed
to a fix for that bug, but I'm not going to work on it, either because I
don't have the time or I don't have the necessary skills. Therefore,
unless someone else works on it, it's not going to get fixed.
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>