Re: Rust “ice breaker” for getting involved - can we do something similar?
rikki at cattermole.co.nz
Wed Oct 23 07:18:39 UTC 2019
On 23/10/2019 8:10 PM, aliak wrote:
> On Wednesday, 23 October 2019 at 06:11:34 UTC, rikki cattermole wrote:
>> On 23/10/2019 7:06 PM, Aliak wrote:
>>> I’ve noticed a number of times people have asked how to help out
>>> small. Rust has started this program  where issues that come up
>>> have small commitment times. And if you add yourself to a GitHub
>>> group you will be notified of all such issues.
>>> Is something similar doable with the bugzilla setup? If an issue is
>>> opened and it’s
>>> A) relatively easy
>>> B) small buy can be mentored
>>> C) ?
>>> Then push out an email to everyone on some list?
> I figured someone would suggest: "just go search yourself" :) - I
> should've addressed it in the original post...
> Yes, rust has labels as well. A) different participation model (pull vs
> push). B) you don't know when there's new stuff. C) A ping every now and
> then on a list you voluntarily want to be on is a good thing as it may
> ping you at the "right time". D) setup is minimal and produces another
> avenue for people to get involved and be reminded that they want to be
> And ok so the next response is probably going to be something along: "if
> you're too lazy to go check yourself then there's no point" ... or
> something. That's a response from someone who just doesn't understand
> that people work differently. What works for you does not work for
> another. And having different styles or avenues for getting involved
> increases reach - which is what you want in an open source project (I
You kinda missed my point.
The lists of bugzilla issues that newbies can do are already curated.
As per you question "Is something similar doable with the bugzilla setup?".
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