Using and advertising easy-fix

On Sat, 2002-12-07 at 01:20, Glynn Foster wrote:
> Hey,
> > 	I started fixing that yesterday but got bored. It'll
> > be done in the next couple of days ...
> Our leet hackers [1] shouldn't be fixing this type of bug....
> Seriously, we should be definitely marking as many bugs with 'easy-fix'
> as possible. We should also be advertising these bugs as much as
> possible. I've spent the week fixing a few P3's and P4's in Sun's bug
> tracker - some of these have been 5 minutes fixes while some of thes
> have been 30 minute fixes.
> We're always complaining about the lack of people getting involved in
> the project, and this really seems the best way to get people involved.
> There are *tons* of really easy bugs to fix and we should be totally
> encouraging new contributors to work on these bugs.
> So, I would really urge maintainers to go through their bugs and mark
> any bug that they see as easily fixable as 'easy-fix'.

Maybe we could add an extra (easy-fix) column to:
after Luis has unforked the 2.0 and 2.1 report scripts.

Murray Cumming
murray usa net

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