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Discussion on: Task for this New year. Find bugs in Dev.to website. Make it better.

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Damien Cosset

Well, I believe the dev.to team will open source their code shortly. I imagine we will be able to create issues when the time comes. It would probably be a good idea to report them now and if there are not resolved when the code is open source, you'll surely be able to tackle a few issues yourselves :)

Good hunt :D

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Ben Halpern

The current outlook for open source is that we need to extract a couple bits of behavior into services so they can stay closed. These are mostly anti-spam things and some ranking algos which we wouldn't want to be gamed. This shouldn't take long.

Then we'll start inviting folks into the private repo to scrutinize possible security issues and start contributing as they wish. Once we get through this phase with confidence, we'll release the code publicly.

At that point, @theodesp , the intents of this post can be realized to their full potential. As it stands, the bug reports are helpful, but the exciting future is many eyes on the code helping us create a much more robust platform which will last a long time and improve as time passes.