Re: [tdf-discuss] The need of a central employment-office-like web structure for TDF/LibO volunteers
On 15/05/2011 11:44, Gianluca Turconi wrote:
Yes, on the current wiki, I agree, even if the template helps a lot, but
the scope is too large to have the few click you want.
the system could be a bug tracker with a less technical UI than BZ, but
I think a wiki with a good template could be enough. Why do you say
Because you have to navigate *a lot* through the currently on line
wiki before finding the info a contributor may need in order to
contribute. Too many clicks, IMO.
A easier wiki template may do the trick, but it should be bare to the
bone, because it's just a matter of going directly to the point:
contributing according to one's skills and available time.
agreed too and even it will take some management time, better lose it
here than the contributor one.
If I have, let's say, 1 free hour to contribute, I should be able to
find fast whatever task I can complete in such an hour. If I have 1
free day, I should be able to find fast whatever task has a 1 day
estimated time for its completion.
However, it's absolutely important that no potential contributor's
time is wasted in *finding how to contribute". You know, time is
This statement is true both for the core contributor and the casual or
The only difficulty I see here is the amount of tasks that will have to
be listed and may be that will blur a bit the vision of the overall
workflow. The level of detail is rather high if you list contributions
for 1 hour of work or so.
If the project would have such a central system for the management of
the contributions, I think there would be a more efficient work flow
too, because *everybody* would know who is in charge for a task, what
progress has been made and what is still missing.
yes, even if we have good ways to monitor what is already done, in that
area, the more the better.
It may be useful to track contribution too, for future TDF
applications and reviews of such applications. Everything would be
So now, you've find what to do for your next free hours ;-)
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