New bug tags from UDS for helping small contributors easily find things they can work on

David Siegel david.siegel at
Mon Jun 29 22:06:48 BST 2009

Scott Ritchie wrote:
> Hello list,
> At a UDS community session we discussed the idea of creating bug tags 
> designed to help small contributors find bugs that they can help with. 
> A good example of this is the needs-artwork tag: once it's widely used, 
> all a volunteer artist needs to do is find this link to scour Launchpad 
> for anything that needs art: 
> I blogged about this here:
> I've added the tags (and quick search links) to the Bug Tags page on the 
> wiki:
> However, at the moment, very few bugs are actually using these tags.  It 
> would be really great if we could get lots of community help in Karmic 
> integrating extra contributions like this, so please help by tagging 
> some bugs :)
> Thanks,
> Scott Ritchie
Most paper cuts are fixable by new contributors. We plan to do a session 
at Ubuntu Developer Week to demonstrate how to fix these tiny bugs:


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