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32<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">GLEP:</th><td class="field-body">6</td> 32<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> 34<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> 36<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Version:</th><td class="field-body">1.3</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> 38<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">2003/07/28 18:40:18</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> 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>
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48<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Created:</th><td class="field-body">02-Jul-2003</td> 48<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> 50<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"> 55<div class="contents topic" id="contents">
56<p class="topic-title"><a name="contents">Contents</a></p> 56<p class="topic-title"><a name="contents">Contents</a></p>
57<ul class="simple"> 57<ul class="simple">
58<li><a class="reference" href="#credits" id="id2" name="id2">Credits</a></li> 58<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> 59<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> 60<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> 61<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> 62<li><a class="reference" href="#rationale" id="id9" name="id9">Rationale</a></li>
63<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> 64<li><a class="reference" href="#copyright" id="id11" name="id11">Copyright</a></li>
64</ul> 65</ul>
65</div> 66</div>
66<div class="section" id="credits"> 67<div class="section" id="credits">
67<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id2" name="credits">Credits</a></h1> 68<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id5" name="credits">Credits</a></h1>
68<p>I stole this idea from liquidx who probably stole it from one of the many 69<p>I stole this idea from liquidx who probably stole it from one of the many
69projects that do something similar.</p> 70projects that do something similar.</p>
70</div> 71</div>
71<div class="section" id="abstract"> 72<div class="section" id="abstract">
72<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id3" name="abstract">Abstract</a></h1> 73<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id6" name="abstract">Abstract</a></h1>
73<p>Gentoo Linux should have one day a month that is devoted to clearing out bugs, 74<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 75and 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 76replace 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 77something that involves the user community to make them feel closer to the
77developers.</p> 78developers.</p>
78</div> 79</div>
79<div class="section" id="motivation"> 80<div class="section" id="motivation">
80<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id4" name="motivation">Motivation</a></h1> 81<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id7" name="motivation">Motivation</a></h1>
81<p>I believe this would help keep the number of bugs in bugzilla at a lower level. 82<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 83This 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 84that would normally go overlooked. I think this is a good idea. We could turn
84this into a big deal for the user community</p> 85this into a big deal for the user community</p>
85</div> 86</div>
86<div class="section" id="specification"> 87<div class="section" id="specification">
87<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id5" name="specification">Specification</a></h1> 88<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id8" name="specification">Specification</a></h1>
88<p>This doesn't require any coding. It just requires one day each month that 89<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 90little 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 91participate, but I know it's unlikely that we could get everybody free on the
91same day.</p> 92same day. The majority of the people that have had an opinion have
93suggested a weekend day. We will have bugday's on a Saturday. Gentoo
94developers can try to get some of the users to help them out. A prize to
95the most succesful developer was suggested. This is an idea to keep in
96mind for the future. I guess I'm going to be the one coordinating this
97until I get help, but when I do get help in coordinating this we can
98coordinate via irc if all parties are capable, or email if not. I will
99send out a notice telling the details at least one week in advance to the
100-dev, -core, and -user mailing lists.</p>
92</div> 101</div>
93<div class="section" id="rationale"> 102<div class="section" id="rationale">
94<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id6" name="rationale">Rationale</a></h1> 103<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id9" name="rationale">Rationale</a></h1>
95<p>Gnome, KDE, and other open source projects do something similar with good 104<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> 105success.</p>
97</div> 106</div>
107<div class="section" id="references">
108<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id10" name="references">References</a></h1>
109<table class="footnote" frame="void" id="id3" rules="none">
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111<tbody valign="top">
112<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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118<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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98<div class="section" id="copyright"> 122<div class="section" id="copyright">
99<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id7" name="copyright">Copyright</a></h1> 123<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id11" name="copyright">Copyright</a></h1>
100<p>This document has been placed in the public domain.</p> 124<p>This document has been placed in the public domain.</p>
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