Key Features of openhatch.org

This document lists features that the openhatch.org site is supposed to have. These are the guiding priorities for the maintenance and development community.

The "List of features" section below is supposed to state high-level goals that site visitors should expect to achieve when using the website.

To the extent that our work together on the OpenHatch codebase provides value to the world, I think it makes sense to think about what users can expect from OpenHatch.

List of features

OpenHatch Friends and Fans

As a general fan of OpenHatch, I want to learn more about OpenHatch's activities and the organization (including how to get in touch, and how to get involved) by visiting the front page of the website.

Site visitors

As a site visitor, I want to be reassured that people actually use the site.

Open Source Contributor

As a prospective open source contributor, I want to visit the OpenHatch site and be able to find ways to get involved in open source.

Note

Implementation detail: Right now we focus on helping people find "bitesize" bugs in open source projects.

We've gotten feedback that "bitesize bugs" are OK, but that we could do a better job of contextualizing the bugs as being within a particular project, and that many visitors are motivated by the open source project they'd contribute to first, and the task they'd do second.

As a prospective open source contributor, I want to visit the OpenHatch website and learn skills related to getting involved in open source.

Note

We achieve this via the training missions.

As an open source contributor, I want to visit the OpenHatch site and make a profile listing the projects I've contributed to.

Open Source Project Maintainers

As an open source project maintainer, I want to visit the OpenHatch site and be able to configure my project to show up in collection of bitesize bugs one can browse.

As an open source project maintainer, I want to provide a friendly face for my project on the OpenHatch site, so that prospective contributors feel welcomed into the project and reach out to me as needed to become contributors.