[BangPypers] task tracker and issue manager

Rajeev J Sebastian rajeev.sebastian at gmail.com
Mon Oct 25 21:02:07 CEST 2010

On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 11:48 PM, Dark Seid <lorddaemon at gmail.com> wrote:
>> so only very serious people need approach.
> I could be stating the obvious here, but I suspect that the kind of people
> you're looking for will only contribute to an OSS project if it's got great
> code or solves a problem in an interesting/effective way or both. Nobody can
> figure this out *before* you open source it, so you can't expect people to
> figure out up-front how serious they will be about contributing.

Yes, you were stating the obvious. Someone might be serious about
contributing, if for e.g., they have time on their hands, experience
in developing quality products, and the will to spend it effectively
towards a project, which ultimately may not pay off financially (since
it is open source). In this case, I'm willing to demo the system and
show them the code; that is the means by which interested *serious*
contributors can decide if they want to help out, or work on other
open source projects.

Loose statements like "we will help to improve it" is not a sign of a
serious contributor, in fact probably the opposite.

Rajeev J Sebastian

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