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32<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">GLEP:</th><td class="field-body">6</td> 27<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">GLEP:</th><td class="field-body">6</td>
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34<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Title:</th><td class="field-body">Gentoo Linux monthly bug day</td> 29<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Title:</th><td class="field-body">Gentoo Linux monthly bug day</td>
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36<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Version:</th><td class="field-body">0.1</td> 31<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Version:</th><td class="field-body">1.4</td>
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38<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Last-Modified:</th><td class="field-body"><a class="reference" href="http://cvs.gentoo.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/gentoo/xml/htdocs/proj/en/glep/glep-0006.txt">2003/07/02 17:33:02</a></td> 33<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Last-Modified:</th><td class="field-body"><a class="reference" href="http://www.gentoo.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/xml/htdocs/proj/en/glep/glep-0006.txt?cvsroot=gentoo">2003/11/10 19:03:31</a></td>
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40<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Author:</th><td class="field-body">Brian Jackson &lt;iggy&#32;&#97;t&#32;gentoo.org&gt;,</td> 35<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Author:</th><td class="field-body">Brian Jackson &lt;iggy&#32;&#97;t&#32;gentoo.org&gt;</td>
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42<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Status:</th><td class="field-body">Draft</td> 37<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Status:</th><td class="field-body">Final</td>
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44<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Type:</th><td class="field-body">Standards Track</td> 39<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Type:</th><td class="field-body">Standards Track</td>
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48<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Created:</th><td class="field-body">02-Jul-2003</td> 43<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Created:</th><td class="field-body">02-Jul-2003</td>
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50<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Post-History:</th><td class="field-body">02-Jul-2003</td> 45<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Post-History:</th><td class="field-body">09-Jul-2003, 28-Jul-2003</td>
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55<div class="contents topic" id="contents"> 50<div class="contents topic">
56<p class="topic-title"><a name="contents">Contents</a></p> 51<p class="topic-title first"><a id="contents" name="contents">Contents</a></p>
57<ul class="simple"> 52<ul class="simple">
58<li><a class="reference" href="#credits" id="id2" name="id2">Credits</a></li> 53<li><a class="reference" href="#credits" id="id5" name="id5">Credits</a></li>
59<li><a class="reference" href="#abstract" id="id3" name="id3">Abstract</a></li> 54<li><a class="reference" href="#abstract" id="id6" name="id6">Abstract</a></li>
60<li><a class="reference" href="#motivation" id="id4" name="id4">Motivation</a></li> 55<li><a class="reference" href="#motivation" id="id7" name="id7">Motivation</a></li>
61<li><a class="reference" href="#specification" id="id5" name="id5">Specification</a></li> 56<li><a class="reference" href="#specification" id="id8" name="id8">Specification</a></li>
62<li><a class="reference" href="#rationale" id="id6" name="id6">Rationale</a></li> 57<li><a class="reference" href="#rationale" id="id9" name="id9">Rationale</a></li>
58<li><a class="reference" href="#references" id="id10" name="id10">References</a></li>
63<li><a class="reference" href="#copyright" id="id7" name="id7">Copyright</a></li> 59<li><a class="reference" href="#copyright" id="id11" name="id11">Copyright</a></li>
64</ul> 60</ul>
65</div> 61</div>
66<div class="section" id="credits"> 62<div class="section">
67<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id2" name="credits">Credits</a></h1> 63<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id5" id="credits" name="credits">Credits</a></h1>
68<p>I stole this idea from liquidx who probably stole it from one of the many 64<p>I stole this idea from liquidx who probably stole it from one of the many
69projects that do something similar.</p> 65projects that do something similar.</p>
70</div> 66</div>
71<div class="section" id="abstract"> 67<div class="section">
72<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id3" name="abstract">Abstract</a></h1> 68<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id6" id="abstract" name="abstract">Abstract</a></h1>
73<p>Gentoo Linux should have one day a month that is devoted to clearing out bugs, 69<p>Gentoo Linux should have one day a month that is devoted to clearing out bugs,
74and accepting new ebuilds from bugzilla. This one day a month should not 70and accepting new ebuilds from bugzilla. This one day a month should not
75replace a developers normal bug tracking duties. This &quot;bug day&quot; should become 71replace a developers normal bug tracking duties. This &quot;bug day&quot; should become
76something that involves the user community to make them feel closer to the 72something that involves the user community to make them feel closer to the
77developers.</p> 73developers.</p>
78</div> 74</div>
79<div class="section" id="motivation"> 75<div class="section">
80<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id4" name="motivation">Motivation</a></h1> 76<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id7" id="motivation" name="motivation">Motivation</a></h1>
81<p>I believe this would help keep the number of bugs in bugzilla at a lower level. 77<p>I believe this would help keep the number of bugs in bugzilla at a lower level.
82This would also be a good chance for some user submitted ebuilds to be commited 78This would also be a good chance for some user submitted ebuilds to be commited
83that would normally go overlooked. I think this is a good idea. We could turn 79that would normally go overlooked. I think this is a good idea. We could turn
84this into a big deal for the user community</p> 80this into a big deal for the user community</p>
85</div> 81</div>
86<div class="section" id="specification"> 82<div class="section">
87<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id5" name="specification">Specification</a></h1> 83<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id8" id="specification" name="specification">Specification</a></h1>
88<p>This doesn't require any coding. It just requires one day each month that 84<p>This doesn't require any coding. It just requires one day each month that
89little other than bug closing will happen. I would like to see all developers 85little other than bug closing will happen. I would like to see all developers
90participate, but I know it's unlikely that we could get everybody free on the 86participate, but I know it's unlikely that we could get everybody free on the
91same day.</p> 87same day. The majority of the people that have had an opinion have
88suggested a weekend day. We will have bugday's on a Saturday. Gentoo
89developers can try to get some of the users to help them out. A prize to
90the most succesful developer was suggested. This is an idea to keep in
91mind for the future. I guess I'm going to be the one coordinating this
92until I get help, but when I do get help in coordinating this we can
93coordinate via irc if all parties are capable, or email if not. I will
94send out a notice telling the details at least one week in advance to the
95-dev, -core, and -user mailing lists.</p>
92</div> 96</div>
93<div class="section" id="rationale"> 97<div class="section">
94<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id6" name="rationale">Rationale</a></h1> 98<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id9" id="rationale" name="rationale">Rationale</a></h1>
95<p>Gnome, KDE, and other open source projects do something similar with good 99<p>Gnome <a class="footnote-reference" href="#id3" id="id1" name="id1">[1]</a> , Mozilla, Zope <a class="footnote-reference" href="#id4" id="id2" name="id2">[2]</a> , and other open source projects do something similar with good
96success.</p> 100success.</p>
97</div> 101</div>
98<div class="section" id="copyright"> 102<div class="section">
103<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id10" id="references" name="references">References</a></h1>
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106<tbody valign="top">
107<tr><td class="label"><a class="fn-backref" href="#id1" name="id3">[1]</a></td><td><a class="reference" href="http://developer.gnome.org/projects/bugsquad/triage/faq.html#II">http://developer.gnome.org/projects/bugsquad/triage/faq.html#II</a></td></tr>
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113<tr><td class="label"><a class="fn-backref" href="#id2" name="id4">[2]</a></td><td><a class="reference" href="http://dev.zope.org/CVS/BugDays">http://dev.zope.org/CVS/BugDays</a></td></tr>
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99<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id7" name="copyright">Copyright</a></h1> 118<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id11" id="copyright" name="copyright">Copyright</a></h1>
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