First dive into the project - Quote from the field
"...this also was my first contact with an open source community :)
What I found was almost no hierarchy, people saying "well, just go for it and we'll see afterwards if it's worth it", or "sounds good, have a go on it". One of my first activities on IRC was a talk with Dave where I learned, that:
- He was probably the only person who had an overall view of the codebase
- Most other coders never even had looked into the code I was about to touch.
- ..." (Wesnoth developer, Interview 10/01/2012)