I have spent the last 3 days searching for projects with bugs I could potentially assist with. While doing this, I encountered a number of issues:
- For larger projects, I noticed contributors created enhancement requests without consulting each other resulting in the issue raised being associated with out of date version of the planned design.
- When issues are raised, they were often untriaged for long periods of time, sometimes for years, so when I tried to contribute, I learned the issues were no longer valid.
- A very high percentage of “Open” issues were in fact closed upon closer investigation giving the false impression there were far more unresolved issues than was actually the case.
Nevertheless, I was able to find two candidates projects for my 3.0 Release:
Potential issues I would like to work on include:
I also very much want to contribute to the Mozilla project as I have been an independent Open Source QA manual tester for Mozilla Firefox projects for around 3 years.