--- xml/htdocs/proj/en/glep/glep-0006.html 2003/07/03 05:38:42 1.1 +++ xml/htdocs/proj/en/glep/glep-0006.html 2003/07/09 21:04:30 1.2 @@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ --> - + GLEP 6 -- Gentoo Linux monthly bug day @@ -33,11 +33,11 @@ Title:Gentoo Linux monthly bug day -Version:0.1 +Version:$Revision: 1.2 $ Last-Modified:2003/07/02 17:33:02 -Author:Brian Jackson <iggy at gentoo.org>, +Author:Brian Jackson <iggy at gentoo.org> Status:Draft @@ -47,7 +47,7 @@ Created:02-Jul-2003 -Post-History:02-Jul-2003 +Post-History:09-Jul-2003 @@ -55,21 +55,22 @@

Contents

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Credits

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Credits

I stole this idea from liquidx who probably stole it from one of the many projects that do something similar.

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Abstract

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Abstract

Gentoo Linux should have one day a month that is devoted to clearing out bugs, and accepting new ebuilds from bugzilla. This one day a month should not replace a developers normal bug tracking duties. This "bug day" should become @@ -77,26 +78,49 @@ developers.

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Motivation

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Motivation

I believe this would help keep the number of bugs in bugzilla at a lower level. This would also be a good chance for some user submitted ebuilds to be commited that would normally go overlooked. I think this is a good idea. We could turn this into a big deal for the user community

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Specification

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Specification

This doesn't require any coding. It just requires one day each month that little other than bug closing will happen. I would like to see all developers participate, but I know it's unlikely that we could get everybody free on the -same day.

+same day. The majority of the people that have had an opinion have +suggested a weekend day. We will have bugday's on a Saturday. Gentoo +developers can try to get some of the users to help them out. A prize to +the most succesful developer was suggested. This is an idea to keep in +mind for the future. I guess I'm going to be the one coordinating this +until I get help, but when I do get help in coordinating this we can +coordinate via irc if all parties are capable, or email if not. I will +send out a notice telling the details at least one week in advance to the +-dev, -core, and -user mailing lists.

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Rationale

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Gnome, KDE, and other open source projects do something similar with good +

Rationale

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Gnome [1] , Mozilla, Zope [2] , and other open source projects do something similar with good success.

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References

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[1]http://developer.gnome.org/projects/bugsquad/triage/faq.html#II
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[2]http://dev.zope.org/CVS/BugDays
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