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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: AOO volunteers: essential skills and tasks
Date Fri, 02 Nov 2012 16:46:08 GMT
On Thu, Nov 1, 2012 at 6:40 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 1, 2012 at 7:52 PM, Andrea Pescetti <pescetti@apache.org> wrote:
>> On 30/10/2012 Guy Waterval wrote:
>>>
>>> But for other people who will occasionally participate, why not a Post
>>> Office where they could register (for security reasons, acceptation of the
>>> license, etc.).
>>> When they have time, they can visit the Post Office to see the list of to
>>> do tasks, and they can download for instance a translation job.
>>
>>
>> This has been a recurring request, a sort of web application acting as
>> "employment agency": matching skills and tasks. Done properly (and with an
>> adequately smart user interface) it would indeed help in attracting new
>> volunteers.
>>
>
> I wonder if something like this would work:
> http://openhatch.org/search/?q=&toughness=bitesize&language=Python
>
> It looks like they can suck in appropriately flagged BZ issues.
>
> -Rob
>


oooo! I like it...of course we would need to be diligent about using
BZ for new tasks... :}

>
>> It would need new tools since BugZilla does not offer an adequate interface
>> and lacks the individual part (i.e., a self-assessed list of skills that
>> will match the tasks). If somebody wants to draft some ideas on a wiki page,
>> this is something that might be worth some effort on a medium term.
>>
>> Regards,
>>   Andrea.



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