I started writing this a while ago and never got it fully formed. Rather than let it keep
rotting in my drafts folder I wanted to share it and see if it made sense to anyone else.
Warning - rough edges ahead!
Conversations with several people have resulted in distilling the following idea:
== Changing metadata
Modify the table that drives fedoraproject.org/easyfix
that is located at
The table would now include two additional columns (optional)
Col 1 = existing reference to the issue tracker. We should consider adding gitlab.com
Col 2 = existing point of contact
Col 3 = category of task (documentation, infrastructure, programming-Haskell,
Col 4 = SIG/WG/etc. this project is related too (Design, Council, KDE, etc.)
== Changing fedoraproject.org/easyfix
Today we show only two categories: Issues from Pagure/Github and Bugzillas
I believe those categories are not the right categories for consumers of the page. Using
the new category (col 3) above, we would break things out by the kind of contribution.
This would serve to let people browse related tasks more easily and to reduce the
overwhelming nature of the current lists.
For BZs we are either going to have to guess based on BZ metadata or leave them lumped
WCDIFF should be extended to show the categories and groups appropriate for the various
endpoints. This way the person who navigates WCDIFF has the option of reading a specific
task they could work on right now, if they so desire.
The categories give us the opportunity to promote our easyfixes as a great way to join or
contribute in a targeted manner. This could come in the form of articles, tweets, or live
What do people think?