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Is It Hard for New Contributors to Help Debian?

Dec 19, 2007, 18:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Lucas Nussbaum)

"Debian could use more manpower, but is it actually easy for new contributors who would like to help to do useful things, and get the impression that they actually improved Debian?

"There are several problems here:

  • "Find bugs that are not too hard to fix. I don’t know about your packages, but in mine, there are some bugs that are easy to fix, and it’s just a matter of finding the time. If someone provided a patch, I would be very happy and apply it or provide feedback as fast as possible..."

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