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EasyHacks are kept as bugs on Bugzilla and categorized using Keywords to be easy to query.
difficultyBeginner, easyHack, skillCpp, topicCleanup
|needsDevEval||A task that is thought of to be easy to hack, but has not been checked by a developer to not contain nasty surprises. Optional if used, the easyHack will not show up in the different lists.|
|easyHack||A task that has been checked by a developer not to contain any obvious nastiness. This tag should be given only by developers who are reasonably confident in the codebase to make that judgement.|
Keywords used to group the Easyhacks
All these keywords are Demanded. Following the first guideline from "The Cathedral and the Bazaar"
- "Every good work of software starts by scratching a developer's personal itch."
this helps hackers to find their personal itch to scratch.
|difficultyBeginner||A task that require little to no knowledge of the project to get started: comment translation, comment removal, search and replace tasks.|
|difficultyMedium||A task that requires actual thinking and problem solving.|
|difficultyInteresting||A task that requires some knowledge of a specific part of the project and is usually challenging for beginners.|
|skillCpp||Requires C/C++ coding|
|skillDebug||Requires C/C++ debugging|
|skillDesign||Requires C/C++ debugging|
|skillJava||Requires Java coding|
|skillLibObasic||Requires LibreOffice Basic coding, mainly for maintenance of Extensions|
|skillPython||Requires Python coding|
|skillScript||Related to scripting and/or build system (Shell, git, Perl, Python, make ...)|
|skillSQL||Related to SQL relational databases|
|skillUno||Requires UNO framework knowledge|
|skillVcl||Requires Vcl UI toolkit knowledge|
|topicUI||Is about visible changes to the product.|
|topicCleanup||Is about refactoring without changing behavior.|
|topicDebug||Is about debugging and development tools (gdb, valgrind, unit tests ...).|
|topicWeb||Is about improving web pages and services around LibreOffice and The Document Foundation|
|topicQA||Is about testing and Quality Assurance|