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From "Mattmann, Chris A (398J)" <chris.a.mattm...@jpl.nasa.gov>
Subject Re: JIRA label for new users
Date Thu, 16 May 2013 15:37:22 GMT
Great idea, please implement on OODT too! (cc to dev@oodt for peeps) :)

Cheers,
Chris

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Chris Mattmann, Ph.D.
Senior Computer Scientist
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, CA 91109 USA
Office: 171-266B, Mailstop: 171-246
Email: chris.a.mattmann@nasa.gov
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Adjunct Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 USA
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-----Original Message-----
From: Michael Joyce <joyce@apache.org>
Reply-To: "dev@climate.incubator.apache.org"
<dev@climate.incubator.apache.org>
Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2013 8:34 PM
To: dev <dev@climate.incubator.apache.org>
Subject: JIRA label for new users

>I sent this link around to a few people via twitter but I figured it
>warranted being sent here as well!
>
>http://nikcodes.com/2013/05/10/new-contributor-jump-in/
>
>TLDR: Every OSS project should have a label for issues that new users
>could
>help resolve. Basically a "this is simple enough that a new user could
>figure it out and contribute back to the project" tag.
>
>This shouldn't be a tag for features/issues that the core team doesn't
>want
>to deal with. Mostly it should be for fairly simple auxiliary issues that
>won't take forever to debug/implement but that the core team doesn't
>necessarily have time to deal with.
>
>I think this is a great idea. When I first started on OODT this would have
>been the coolest thing ever. I think it would be great to have a section
>devoted to "getting started" on the website that mentions this as well.
>Then it would be really easy for new developers to jump in and help. I
>would be more than happy to help get this up and running as well.
>
>Thoughts? Terrible/great idea? Ideas for a label name?
>
>-- Joyce


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