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From: "Marijn Schouten (hkBst)" <hkBst@g.o>
To: Donnie Berkholz <dberkholz@g.o>
Cc: gentoo-project@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-project] Re: [gentoo-dev] maintainer-wanted bugcount
Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2007 10:52:28
Message-Id: 474AA952.5050103@gentoo.org
In Reply to: [gentoo-project] Re: [gentoo-dev] maintainer-wanted bugcount by Donnie Berkholz
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Donnie Berkholz wrote:
> On 10:46 Mon 26 Nov , Markus Ullmann wrote: >> when taking a look at the open bug count for bugs assigned to >> maintainer-wanted (2450 at the time of writing), it seems pretty obvious >> that we really can't handle all of them, at least not without growing at >> least two dozen devs to maintain it properly. >> >> As I highly doubt this will happen within a week, we have to make a >> decision how to proceed with this stuff. So what options do we have? >> These come to mind: >> >> a) WONTFIX them within 4 or 8 weeks without picking them up >> b) reassign them to herds (some herds are on CC) and have them >> respond withing 4-8 weeks and give a yey or boo. >> c) let interested users move it to sunrise (some of them are there) >> so that the ebuilds are at least at our QA level we maintain for >> gentoo-x86 and are there to be picked up by devs if they're >> interested > > What is bad about the current state of leaving maintainer-wanted bugs > open? What problem is it causing that you want to fix?
++, we should look at our prerecruitment process. Make it easier for interested users to come into contact with the right herd/people, so that they can be given simple tasks and guidance, learn and have fun. Marijn - -- Marijn Schouten (hkBst), Gentoo Lisp project, Gentoo ML <http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/lisp/>, #gentoo-{lisp,ml} on FreeNode -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.7 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org iD8DBQFHSqlSp/VmCx0OL2wRAv2zAJ9hd9MPUfxmYJxEBO9M09LgeAy8oACdGdBb PomZs9zmN7rEGR/vWrYsoMA= =ohQI -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- gentoo-project@g.o mailing list