F17 is coming in May. F7 was 5 years ago. But 5 years ago we merged Core into Extras. To help make sure that Core packages conformed to Extras guidelines, we filed Merge Reviews. As of this writing, 91 are still in status NEW.
I know some of the packages are intimidating; gcc, gdm, nautilus. But have a look, and see if there’s one you might be able to work on. Do a formal review just like you would a new package. Offer to commit any simple fixes to rawhide. If you get permission but don’t have access, shout out on the -devel list or #fedora-devel for a ProvenPackager to help.
Search for component Package Review, status NEW, subject exact string Merge Review.
Thanks in advance.