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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: AOO volunteers: essential skills and tasks
Date Fri, 02 Nov 2012 01:40:05 GMT
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


> 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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