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Re: [Savannah-help-public] GNU help wanted (again)

From: Karl Berry
Subject: Re: [Savannah-help-public] GNU help wanted (again)
Date: Fri, 15 Sep 2006 17:27:17 -0500

    Date: Sun, 25 Jun 2006 14:00:20 -0400
    From: toby cabot <address@hidden>

    > karl:
    > Glad to hear it.  Can you (or someone) work on this, please?  It's
    > rather painful to point people from to a "GNU task list" that
    > has a lot of non-GNU projects.

    I can take a stab at it.  Ping me in a couple of weeks just to keep me
    honest ;)

Coming up on the three-month anniversary of the original msg ... Any hope?

BTW, I realized today that my original msg was about showing only GNU
jobs.  That's still the primary thing to work on, but another aspect of
the same issue is showing *all* GNU jobs.  The goal is simple -- if
someone wants to help GNU, have one place for them to look.

Now, I think there are at least two places to look: and ...


Date: Sun, 25 Jun 2006 17:49:57 +0200
From: Sylvain Beucler <address@hidden>
To: Karl Berry <address@hidden>
Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden,
Subject: Re: [Savannah-help-public] GNU help wanted (again)

On Wed, Jun 21, 2006 at 12:29:46PM -0500, Karl Berry wrote:
> Dear Loic and all,
> We've discussed the possibility of having a "GNU help wanted" list on
> savannah in the past (more than once).  It's come up again and rms said
> he would like to make it a higher priority.  (Cc'ing rms so he can
> confirm.)
> It would seem to amount to a filter on
> for just the GNU projects, plus
> Are there architectural difficulties?  On the face of it, this does not
> seem like a complex query.
> I regret that I cannot undertake to implement it myself (despite your
> giving me access, which I continue to appreciate).  Learning the ins and
> outs of programming with this is just not something I can take on now.


It's a matter of modifying 


so that in addition to filtering by category, you can also filter by
one or more project type (GNU, portion, etc.).

PS: Loïc is not around for a while now :)

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