[Sugar-devel] Helping people to get started

Gonzalo Odiard godiard at sugarlabs.org
Thu Jan 30 07:42:07 EST 2014

On Thu, Jan 30, 2014 at 9:36 AM, Daniel Narvaez <dwnarvaez at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 28 January 2014 15:18, Gonzalo Odiard <godiard at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
>> How many emails are you getting?

Not a exact number (I can count them in the future) but maybe 10 in the
last 6 months.

>> Now, (just if is useful) a little history about the tasks lists:
>> We have used two keywords in the past to signal bugs useful for new
>> developers,
>> 'sugar-love' [2] and 'easy-hack' [3].
>> I started the 'easy-hack' list, because sugar-love tickets were not too
>> easy,
>> or were related to not maintained activities.
>> At least in the past, the challenge has been keep the lists updated,
>> by example, right now there are a lot of tickets with gci tasks completed,
>> and we need integrate that work, and close the tickets.
> I think we need a very well triaged list of bugs. That's what I've been
> trying to do with the Sugar component, I wonder what is the situation with
> activities. It's a *lot* of work but I don't think there is any way around
> it, it's necessary for the project as a whole, not just for new
> contributors.
I agree 100%. I have cleaned several tickets, but more work is needed.

> Only on the top of that an easy-hack list is useful IMO. We should really
> have only one keyword though and link it on the bugs.sugarlabs.orghomepage.


Gonzalo Odiard

SugarLabs - Learning Software for children
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