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Subject svn commit: r1739015 - /comdev/tools/
Date Wed, 13 Apr 2016 22:31:13 GMT
Author: rgardler
Date: Wed Apr 13 22:31:13 2016
New Revision: 1739015

add a help wanted doc for people offering to help via


Added: comdev/tools/
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+Helping out here is easy, whether you are a coder or not.
+# Keeping the events relevant (no coding required)
+Take a look at, this is an
+application we use to gather information for
+It's an automated process that will result in false positives at
+times. To remove the false positives we can do two things:
+  1) Mark a specific event as "not applicable" - which removes this
+     one event from the list
+  2) Mark an organizing group as "not applicable" - which
+     prevents any future events organized by the same group appearing
+To help with this process all we need is people to visit the page
+periodically and click the appropriate link on the right hand side.
+The more people we have doing this the easier it is for all of us.
+# Events Lists Outside the USA
+If you want to see better visibility of events outside the USA then
+you will need to take ownership of an instance of this application
+that collects events for your region. If is commonly used
+in your region then there is no coded needed, just setup and
+maintenance of the application (see
+ (hopefully what you need
+to get started is in We can then incorporate the curated
+events list in our calendar.
+If your region doesn't use then we need you'll first need
+to find a provider of the information and integrate it into our
+tool. See the next session.
+# Improving the application
+If you'd like to work with the code you can find it at
+ (hopefully what you need
+to get started is in
+Any feature that adds value is welcome. You can discuss feature
+additions and implemetation on the mailing
+list (join with

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