Last updated April 10, 2013.
This document identifies tasks that can be done effectively during Drupal core contribution mentoring, explains the approximate skill level required for each, and provides links to documentation and queues of issues that may need that task done.
This chart is also available as a Drupal 7 taxonomy.
Level A: Non-technical
|Steps to reproduce||Document STR||Issues tagged with "Needs steps to reproduce"|
|Triage and find duplicates||Verify a reported issue||Issues with 0 replies|
|Issue summary||Write an issue summary||Issues tagged with "Needs issue summary update"|
Level B: Some technical knowledge
|Manual testing||Manually test a patch for a Drupal issue||Issues tagged with "Needs manual testing" or "Needs screenshot"|
|Improve patch docs/code style||Improve patch coding style and documentation||Issues marked CNR or CNW|
|Reroll||Re-roll patches to apply cleanly to the latest version of Drupal|
|Backport||Issues with status "Patch (to be ported)|
Level C: Programmer
|Write tests||Write a Drupal core automated test||Issues tagged with "Needs tests"|
|Novice issue||Create a Drupal core patch||Novice issues|
|Patch review||Review a Drupal core patch||Issues marked CNR|
|Draft change notification||Write a change record||Issues tagged with "Needs change notification"|