Paper cuts and the bug squad

Alberto Salvia Novella es20490446e at gmail.com
Tue Feb 12 17:36:00 UTC 2013


In my opinion hugdays are very important, so we would like to make them 
a standard. On the other hand, I think the one hundred paper cuts 
proposal is mandatory.


El 12/02/13 17:15, Fabio Marconi escribió:
> The real problem is that actually we don't have a manager for the hugday
> and actually seems a sleeping project.
> I can pick it up, but I need to be mentored by pedro_ or someone other,
> what do you think ?
>
>>> Hey there,
>>>
>>> For those of you who don't know me, my name's Chris Wilson and I'm the
>>> leader of the One Hundred Paper Cuts project. We're currently looking
>>> for ways to breath new life into the project, and one of the ideas
>>> we've had was to work with you, the Bug Squad.
>>>
>>> The problem we face is that we need a steady supply of new bug
>>> reports, approximately 50-100 per month, from which we identify the
>>> genuine paper cuts and start working on them.
>>>
>>> The way the Bug Squad can help us with this is through the 'Hug Days'.
>>> In these events, you look through all the bugs for a particular
>>> package and touch them in some way. What I was thinking was that you
>>> could keep an eye out for candidate paper cuts and forward them to us.
>>> Don't worry too much about whether or not it actually is one. We'll
>>> handle that.
>>>
>>> We're not asking you to help us in return for nothing though. The
>>> paper cuts project can help the Bug Squad during the same events. One
>>> of our goals is to provide an environment in which new Ubuntu
>>> contributors can get experience with the different areas of Ubuntu
>>> development that we touch, and one of them is bug triage.
>>>
>>> During the Hug Days we would have the Bug Squad forwarding us
>>> candidate paper cuts and the Paper Cut Ninjas triaging Ubuntu bugs, so
>>> both teams are getting something out of this.
>>>
>>> Due to the nature of our work, there's a limited number of packages
>>> that we touch, so it wouldn't be every Hug Day. I was thinking one
>>> such day in a month, or perhaps even a weekend-long sprint every two
>>> or three month. The specifics are still up for discussion, but the
>>> jist of it is I would like both our teams to collaborate on each
>>> others goals given our work overlaps in many areas (we require the
>>> ubuntu task to be triaged before the paper cut task can be triaged, etc).
>>>
>>> What do you lot think about this?
>>>
>>> Chris
>>>
>>>
>


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