It's an unfortunate standard -- I saw people (new to the jira /
apache) using that tag as "I am a newbie and I have this problem",
where the problem is quite complicated. Also, I don't like the term
newbie in general :-).
I'll edit confluence to have the right link.
On Mon, Apr 30, 2012 at 9:26 AM, Jakob Homan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> 'newbie' is becoming the standard, or at least has been adopted in at
> least Hadoop, Giraph, Kafka and Hive.
> On Sun, Apr 29, 2012 at 9:17 PM, Bill Graham <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> The bottom of the how to contribute page still references the 'newbie' tag,
>> with a link to a broken JIRA filter:
>> We should swap in this link. Should we just change to use simple and get
>> rid of the newbie tag? Or do we say to look for either?
>> On Sun, Apr 29, 2012 at 3:44 PM, Dmitriy Ryaboy <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>> I marked a few issues as "simple", and I noticed at some point earlier
>>> we seem to have done a similar excercise labeling issues as "newbie".
>>> If you are a newcomer wishing to contribute to the project, these
>>> might be a good place to start. Check 'em out:
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