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sr #108236: rms asks to remove "date opened" from help wanted list pages

Submitted by:  toby cabot <toby>
Submitted on:  Fri Jan 18 13:59:23 2013  
Category: Savannah trackers - bugs, tasks, etc.Priority: 5 - Normal
Severity: 3 - NormalStatus: None
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Open/Closed: Closed

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Wed Apr 26 03:36:59 2017, comment #4:


I've added this to the 'savannah hacking ideas' page
( item #32).

If there are volunteers who wish to implement this item,
please write to -unavailable- and we'll
be happy to assist.

For now I'm closing this item.

- assaf

Assaf Gordon <agn>
Site Administrator
Mon Feb 18 00:21:31 2013, comment #3:

The updated date would also be good because of various efforts by other volunteers sending out reminders to developers to update their jobs. Which has been happening.

Karl Berry <karl>
Site Administrator
Mon Feb 18 00:11:16 2013, comment #2:

Yes, I'll commit a change for that in the next week.

Michael J. Flickinger <mjflick>
Site Administrator
Sat Jan 19 18:20:22 2013, comment #1:

Thinking about this a little more. Is there an "updated" date on each task item? It might be better to display that because the project could "freshen" their items by updating them. Potential volunteers would then have a sense of whether the items were stale or still relevant.

toby cabot <toby>
Fri Jan 18 13:59:23 2013, original submission:

Hi, I had a conversation with RMS the other day about the GNU task list at . He was concerned that potential volunteers would be discouraged when they saw the "Date Opened" field was way in the past for many of the items. I agree, the task might still be relevant but it will look irrelevant if the "Date Opened" is too far in the past.

Would it be possible to remove the "Date Opened" field from the Help Wanted pages?


toby cabot <toby>


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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Wed Apr 26 03:36:59 2017agnOpen/ClosedOpen=>Closed

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