Buildout is used by many Python based projects and communities. Also it is used by many organization for developing and deploying applications.
Buildout use Python’s distutils-sig for all discussions. You can send your queries to the distutils-sig mailing list.
The source code of Buildout is maintained in a Git repository. To check out the latest release:
git clone git://github.com/buildout/buildout
You can also browse the source code online .
You can contact Jim Fulton or ask in the distutils-sig for contributing to this project.
There is an IRC channel #buildout at freenode.net .