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From bus...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r1597697 - /accumulo/site/trunk/content/get_involved.mdtext
Date Tue, 27 May 2014 04:17:11 GMT
Author: busbey
Date: Tue May 27 04:17:11 2014
New Revision: 1597697

URL: http://svn.apache.org/r1597697
Log:
adding link to newbie tickets

Modified:
    accumulo/site/trunk/content/get_involved.mdtext

Modified: accumulo/site/trunk/content/get_involved.mdtext
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/accumulo/site/trunk/content/get_involved.mdtext?rev=1597697&r1=1597696&r2=1597697&view=diff
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--- accumulo/site/trunk/content/get_involved.mdtext (original)
+++ accumulo/site/trunk/content/get_involved.mdtext Tue May 27 04:17:11 2014
@@ -40,19 +40,21 @@ We are looking for people to:
 All of these contributions help to keep a project active and strengthen 
 the community. The project team and the broader community will 
 therefore welcome and encourage participation, and attempt to make it 
-as easy as possible for people to get involved. 
+as easy as possible for people to get involved.
+
+Want to get started now? Check out [open issues labeled for "newbies"][1]. If you need help,
use the mailing list information below to reach out. If the issue you choose deals with code,
you should read the developer's guide section.
 
 ## Mailing lists and Meetups
 
 Your first engagement with the project should be to subscribe to our
-[mailing lists][1].  You can also [look for Accumulo Meetups][7] in your area. 
+[mailing lists][2].  You can also [look for Accumulo Meetups][3] in your area. 
 Apache Accumulo developers and community members hang out in the #accumulo 
 channel on irc.freenode.net.
 
 ## Developer's Guide
 
-See the [developer's guide][5] for recommended practices in interacting with our source code.
-Take a look at [Accumulo's Ohloh page][8] for an analysis of the code base.
+See the [developer's guide][4] for recommended practices in interacting with our source code.
+Take a look at [Accumulo's Ohloh page][5] for an analysis of the code base.
 
 ## Community Interaction
 
@@ -75,7 +77,7 @@ Most of the time we work with the consen
 
 ### Lazy Consensus
 
-[Lazy consensus][2] is the first, and possibly the most important, consensus building 
+[Lazy consensus][7] is the first, and possibly the most important, consensus building 
 tool we have. Essentially lazy consensus means that you don't need to get explicit
 approval to proceed, but you need to be prepared to listen if someone objects.
 
@@ -84,23 +86,25 @@ approval to proceed, but you need to be 
 Sometimes lazy consensus is not appropriate. In such cases it is necessary to
 make a proposal to the mailing list and discuss options. There are mechanisms
 for quickly showing your support or otherwise for a proposal and 
-[building consensus][3] amongst the community.
+[building consensus][8] amongst the community.
 
 Once there is a consensus people can proceed with the work under the [lazy 
-consensus][2] model.
+consensus][9] model.
 
 ### Voting
 
 Occasionally a "feel" for consensus is not enough. Sometimes we need to 
-have a measurable consensus. For example, when [voting][4] in new committers or 
+have a measurable consensus. For example, when [voting][10] in new committers or 
 to approve a release. 
 
 
-  [1]: /mailing_list.html
-  [2]: /governance/lazyConsensus.html
-  [3]: /governance/consensusBuilding.html
-  [4]: /governance/voting.html
-  [5]: /source.html
+  [1]: http://s.apache.org/newbie_accumulo_tickets
+  [2]: /mailing_list.html
+  [3]: http://www.meetup.com/find/?keywords=accumulo
+  [4]: /source.html
+  [5]: https://www.ohloh.net/p/accumulo
   [6]: http://www.betaversion.org/~stefano/papers/ac2006.2.pdf
-  [7]: http://www.meetup.com/find/?keywords=accumulo
-  [8]: https://www.ohloh.net/p/accumulo
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+  [7]: /governance/lazyConsensus.html
+  [8]: /governance/consensusBuilding.html
+  [9]: /governance/lazyConsensus.html
+  [10]: /governance/voting.html
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