Commit 6285fda1 authored by intrigeri's avatar intrigeri

Contributors doc: remove outdated and unmaintained mentors list (#17076)

This list has been unmaintained since it was added in 2015, this info has been
outdated for years, so it's more misleading than beneficial.

Let's instead document current working mechanisms to get input
in the code, documentation, and UX areas.
parent 49476de8
......@@ -99,7 +99,6 @@ So read on to find out how you can make a difference in Tails.
<ol>
<li class="L2"><a href="#reference-documents">Reference documents</a></li>
<li class="L2"><a href="#tools">Tools for contributors</a></li>
<li class="L2"><a href="#mentors">Mentors & guidance for new contributors</a></li>
<li class="L2"><a href="#release-cycle">Release cycle</a></li>
<li class="L2"><a href="#upstream">Relationship with upstream</a></li>
<li class="L2"><a href="#collective-process">Collective process</a></li>
......@@ -146,41 +145,6 @@ Tools for contributors
- How we manage and upgrade [[contribute/tor]].
- [[Glossary for contributors|contribute/glossary]]
<a id="mentors"></a>
Mentors & guidance for new contributors
=======================================
Once you have found a first [[Starter task|starter_tasks]] to work on,
you might need some guidance.
Here is a list of mentors who can help with
specific tasks. Feel free to talk to them if you plan to work on anything related to their
field of expertise, for example
by assigning them issues on GitLab or <a href="#talk">talking to us</a>
using the usual communication channels.
- AppArmor: intrigeri, jvoisin
- Build system (Vagrant, Rake): anonym
- Debian related work: intrigeri
- Documentation: BitingBird, sajolida
- *Onion Circuits* (Python): alan
- *OpenPGP Applet* (Perl): nodens
- Persistent Storage (Perl): intrigeri, kurono
- Sysadmin: [[contact|contribute/how/sysadmin/#contact]]
- Welcome Screen (Python): alan, intrigeri
- *Tails Installer* (Python): alan, kurono
- *Tails Upgrader* (Perl): intrigeri
- *Tails Verification* (JavaScript): sajolida, anonym
- Test suite (Gherkin, Ruby): anonym
- *Thunderbird* (Icedove): anonym
- Tor configuration, time syncing, MAC spoofing: anonym
- *Tor Browser*: anonym
- Usability: sajolida
- *Unsafe Web Browser*: anonym
- Website: sajolida
- *WhisperBack* (Python): alan
<a id="release-cycle"></a>
Release cycle
......
......@@ -76,12 +76,21 @@ Let's see how we can help you picking up a task. A few tips:
annoys you so much or implementing this feature you are missing so
much.
* Choose something where your singular skills and knowledge are put to
work.
work. For example:
- Python:
- *Onion Circuits*
- Welcome Screen
- *Tails Installer*
- *WhisperBack*
- Perl:
- *OpenPGP Applet*
- Persistent Storage
- *Tails Upgrader*
- Ruby:
- Test suite
* Have a look to the [[!tails_gitlab_starter]]: there is
something, in each of these tasks, that one can do right away since
it does not require deep knowledge of the Tails internals.
* See the [[list of Tails components, with their mentors and programming
language|contribute#mentors]].
On the one hand, you may want to **start doing practical stuff
immediately**. In this case, see the
......@@ -166,3 +175,6 @@ Most often, this requires you to [[build Tails USB and ISO images|contribute/bui
You can subscribe to [[tails-dev@boum.org|about/contact#tails-dev]],
our development mailing list.
If you need input and don't know who to ask, mention `@anonym`
on the corresponding GitLab issue.
......@@ -107,3 +107,6 @@ To use these tools, please first install the dependencies:
You can subscribe to [[tails-dev@boum.org|about/contact#tails-dev]],
our development mailing list.
If you need input and don't know who to ask, mention `@sajolida`
on the corresponding GitLab issue.
......@@ -58,3 +58,6 @@ Talk to us
==========
You can subscribe to the [[tails-ux|about/contact#tails-ux]] mailing list.
If you need input and don't know who to ask, mention `@sajolida`
on the corresponding GitLab issue.
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