Part of the job description was community outreach/growing the team. I'd love to get some ideas/sub tasks going for how to do this.
migrated from https://redmine.documentfoundation.org/issues/604
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Using IRC might lead to interesting results:
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Should this issue be handled in redmine instead ?
Well yeah, this is maybe not very useful in Bugzilla. We have already tried a zillion ways and there is no magic bullet. We just have to keep improvising.