gNewSense developers use
as their project management system. All gNewSense development teams use
the Savannah issue
report and track the status of tasks and bugs related to their
respective fields. This is why joining the
Team requires that you create an account
Completing bug reports: bug reports marked Need Info should be investigated further. This is usually easier than fixing the bug because it doesn't require programming/packaging skills, just some time and effort.
Check docs for non-free references: Some packages have build instructions for Windows that recommend using MS Visual C or other non-free build tools. Those should be weeded out. Build instructions for Windows users in itself are fine, but it should be doable with free software. Debian's codesearch could be helpful. It searches only in sid, but that's still a big overlap with our sources.