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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 18 Jan 2013 01:59:23 PM UTC  
 
Category: Savannah trackers - bugs, tasks, etc.Priority: 5 - Normal
Severity: 3 - NormalStatus: None
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Mon 18 Feb 2013 12:21:31 AM UTC, 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>
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Mon 18 Feb 2013 12:11:16 AM UTC, comment #2:

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

Michael J. Flickinger <mjflick>
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Sat 19 Jan 2013 06:20:22 PM UTC, 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 18 Jan 2013 01:59:23 PM UTC, original submission:

Hi, I had a conversation with RMS the other day about the GNU task list at https://savannah.gnu.org/people/?type_id=1 . 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?

Thanks!

toby cabot <toby>

 

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