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27     <tr class="field"><th class="field-name">GLEP:</th><td class="field-body">6</td>
28     </tr>
29     <tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Title:</th><td class="field-body">Gentoo Linux monthly bug day</td>
30     </tr>
31 g2boojum 1.7 <tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Version:</th><td class="field-body">1.4</td>
32 g2boojum 1.1 </tr>
33 g2boojum 1.7 <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>
34 g2boojum 1.1 </tr>
35 liquidx 1.2 <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>
36 g2boojum 1.1 </tr>
37 g2boojum 1.6 <tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Status:</th><td class="field-body">Final</td>
38 g2boojum 1.1 </tr>
39     <tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Type:</th><td class="field-body">Standards Track</td>
40     </tr>
41     <tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Content-Type:</th><td class="field-body"><a class="reference" href="glep-0002.html">text/x-rst</a></td>
42     </tr>
43     <tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Created:</th><td class="field-body">02-Jul-2003</td>
44     </tr>
45 g2boojum 1.4 <tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Post-History:</th><td class="field-body">09-Jul-2003, 28-Jul-2003</td>
46 g2boojum 1.1 </tr>
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50 g2boojum 1.7 <div class="contents topic">
51     <p class="topic-title first"><a id="contents" name="contents">Contents</a></p>
52 g2boojum 1.1 <ul class="simple">
53 liquidx 1.2 <li><a class="reference" href="#credits" id="id5" name="id5">Credits</a></li>
54     <li><a class="reference" href="#abstract" id="id6" name="id6">Abstract</a></li>
55     <li><a class="reference" href="#motivation" id="id7" name="id7">Motivation</a></li>
56     <li><a class="reference" href="#specification" id="id8" name="id8">Specification</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>
59     <li><a class="reference" href="#copyright" id="id11" name="id11">Copyright</a></li>
60 g2boojum 1.1 </ul>
61     </div>
62 g2boojum 1.7 <div class="section">
63     <h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id5" id="credits" name="credits">Credits</a></h1>
64 g2boojum 1.1 <p>I stole this idea from liquidx who probably stole it from one of the many
65     projects that do something similar.</p>
66     </div>
67 g2boojum 1.7 <div class="section">
68     <h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id6" id="abstract" name="abstract">Abstract</a></h1>
69 g2boojum 1.1 <p>Gentoo Linux should have one day a month that is devoted to clearing out bugs,
70     and accepting new ebuilds from bugzilla. This one day a month should not
71     replace a developers normal bug tracking duties. This &quot;bug day&quot; should become
72 g2boojum 1.7 something that involves the user community to make them feel closer to the
73 g2boojum 1.1 developers.</p>
74     </div>
75 g2boojum 1.7 <div class="section">
76     <h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id7" id="motivation" name="motivation">Motivation</a></h1>
77 g2boojum 1.1 <p>I believe this would help keep the number of bugs in bugzilla at a lower level.
78     This would also be a good chance for some user submitted ebuilds to be commited
79     that would normally go overlooked. I think this is a good idea. We could turn
80     this into a big deal for the user community</p>
81     </div>
82 g2boojum 1.7 <div class="section">
83     <h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id8" id="specification" name="specification">Specification</a></h1>
84     <p>This doesn't require any coding. It just requires one day each month that
85 g2boojum 1.1 little other than bug closing will happen. I would like to see all developers
86 g2boojum 1.7 participate, but I know it's unlikely that we could get everybody free on the
87     same day. The majority of the people that have had an opinion have
88     suggested a weekend day. We will have bugday's on a Saturday. Gentoo
89     developers can try to get some of the users to help them out. A prize to
90     the most succesful developer was suggested. This is an idea to keep in
91     mind for the future. I guess I'm going to be the one coordinating this
92     until I get help, but when I do get help in coordinating this we can
93     coordinate via irc if all parties are capable, or email if not. I will
94 liquidx 1.2 send out a notice telling the details at least one week in advance to the
95     -dev, -core, and -user mailing lists.</p>
96 g2boojum 1.1 </div>
97 g2boojum 1.7 <div class="section">
98     <h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id9" id="rationale" name="rationale">Rationale</a></h1>
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
100 g2boojum 1.1 success.</p>
101     </div>
102 g2boojum 1.7 <div class="section">
103     <h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id10" id="references" name="references">References</a></h1>
104     <table class="docutils footnote" frame="void" id="id3" rules="none">
105 liquidx 1.2 <colgroup><col class="label" /><col /></colgroup>
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>
108     </tbody>
109     </table>
110 g2boojum 1.7 <table class="docutils footnote" frame="void" id="id4" rules="none">
111 liquidx 1.2 <colgroup><col class="label" /><col /></colgroup>
112     <tbody valign="top">
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>
114     </tbody>
115     </table>
116     </div>
117 g2boojum 1.7 <div class="section">
118     <h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id11" id="copyright" name="copyright">Copyright</a></h1>
119 g2boojum 1.1 <p>This document has been placed in the public domain.</p>
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121 g2boojum 1.7
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