This page describes how you can get involved with helping out on the development of Gossip. There are several ways of helping out with Gossip. Hacking, translating, bug reporting, documenting to name a few. First of all, look at Gossip:Download to get Gossip.
The first thing you want to do if you want to starting hacking on Gossip is to join the development mailinglist. On this list we discuss design decisions, how to best achive functionality, what features we should work on etc.
Gossip uses the GNOME Bugzilla. The product for Gossip is gossip. Before submitting bug reports be sure to learn how to best report bugs so that we easier can help solve the problem. The Bug HOWTO contains useful information for this.