i am a big contributor to zend framework and I love the way they handle the system in which anyone can contribute to the project by having some kind of CLA(contributor license agreement) in which they can submit their codes for evaluation by Zend to implement in their core/repository release.
i have no idea how much or how i can contribute to magento at all. i would love to be a part of the magento development process and i wish that there was some way that I can contribute to some part of the coding in which you guys can later review it to implement on your next releases.
this also solves many of the issues in that, as a developer, i need to know what type of customizations i need to do. but if magento will be working on those customizations as well, there really is no point of me working on it in the first place!
is there some kind of contributor program you guys have in mind sometime in the future?