Rust “ice breaker” for getting involved - can we do something similar?

Aliak something at
Wed Oct 23 15:45:13 UTC 2019

On Wednesday, 23 October 2019 at 07:18:39 UTC, rikki cattermole 
> On 23/10/2019 8:10 PM, aliak wrote:
>> On Wednesday, 23 October 2019 at 06:11:34 UTC, rikki 
>> cattermole wrote:
>>> [...]
>> 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 involved.
>> 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 assume).
> 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?".

Maybe I should’ve explained it better. But anyway, similar as in: 
join a list, get pinged when there’s a new issue that is beginner 

So that’d mean, when a new issue is labeled as boot camp, is 
there a list that people can join to be notified.

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