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Hi Heiko,

That's a great idea. I've gone through the blog post and cleaned up a bit of the English. As Cor notes, it's a good idea to present the easy hacks as fun, and highlight from the start that they don't take up much time. Lots of people would like to get involved in open source but only have an hour or so each week.

Similarly, I've found that you can get people interested by talking about the experience they'll gain. Think of computer science students who will be in the job market soon and want to have some impressive stuff on their CVs. Anyone can set up their own SourceForge or GitHub project -- but if you've had your work included in a major FOSS project like LibreOffice, Firefox or the Linux kernel, potential employees will take more note!

Once the blog post is up, I'll promote it via our usual channels.


On 15.06.2016 11:10, Heiko Tietze wrote:
Hi all,

I prepared a blog post with the intention to find more people doing
easyhacks. The idea is that we have tickets that require not much
coding skill. But even this might feel as a hurdle. When we find
people for the graphical only task it could be a first step.

Please read the (really short) draft at

I'm open to all comments and refinements. For convenience I draft blog
post in Google Docs. The final posting will be on


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