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From Benson Margulies <>
Subject Re: Tagging issues in projects
Date Fri, 04 Dec 2009 21:02:56 GMT
OK, I get it. Maybe the mentor taxonomy is more important, then. Looks
like the goal here is, across lots of projects, to tag off some JIRAs
that these people could tackle.

On Fri, Dec 4, 2009 at 3:01 PM, Ross Gardler
<> wrote:
> 2009/12/4 Benson Margulies <>:
>> Very few new people ever have shown up just randomly looking for
>> things to do. They generally have bees in their hats on particular
>> subjects, and set to work on them. So this field hasn't gotten a lot
>> of exercise.
> I think this is true for all projects, but here at comdev we will be
> actively engaging people who are not drawn to the project to scratch
> an itch, but rather to learn about open development/Apache Way. The
> goal is not to change the way projects engage with their communities,
> but to make it easier for random wanderers to find something
> sufficiently interesting to look at.
> Ross

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