I am one of those new contributors that I would like to help... :)

It might be a very good thing a "per distribution" way to build plasma's master branch and install it on a user's path (not global in order to not break the distribution's official packages)...

For example an analytic guide for some of the most used distributions, Ubuntu, Fedora, openSUSE etc.

I am using openSUSE and I would love to have a walk through to follow for the first steps...



On 18/10/2016 12:24 μμ, Marco Martin wrote:
On Monday 17 October 2016, Jonathan Riddell wrote:
     <bshah> we need more contributors, junior jobs are best way to get
started <Sho_> the most critical thing we can do for developer recruitment
<Sho_> is change the way we publish/blog
<Sho_> our blogs are mostly work notes aimed at users, we need to
write more blog posts that engineers like to read
<Sho_> mgraesslin: the interesting thing is that among the best and
brightest fresh young open source contributors, we have quite a few
users - e.g. in the Rust community quite a few use Plasma, because C++
is the next best thing - but we don't publish anything they like to
read so we don't convert
it's kind of a pipe dream, but indeed, great documentation would be one of the
most effective things

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