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From traw...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r1559826 - in /apr/site/trunk: docs/patches.html xdocs/patches.xml
Date Mon, 20 Jan 2014 20:34:14 GMT
Author: trawick
Date: Mon Jan 20 20:34:13 2014
New Revision: 1559826

URL: http://svn.apache.org/r1559826
Log:
Pull in RĂ¼diger's Patch Persuasion Protocol

(from http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/apr-dev/201401.mbox/%3C52DBC510.1080304%40apache.org%3E)

Modified:
    apr/site/trunk/docs/patches.html
    apr/site/trunk/xdocs/patches.xml

Modified: apr/site/trunk/docs/patches.html
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/apr/site/trunk/docs/patches.html?rev=1559826&r1=1559825&r2=1559826&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- apr/site/trunk/docs/patches.html (original)
+++ apr/site/trunk/docs/patches.html Mon Jan 20 20:34:13 2014
@@ -171,7 +171,13 @@ everyone knows it's a patch.  However, i
 find an advocate within the developers' group; if we're too busy working on
 something else or everyone's on vacation, it could get lost in the noise.  Feel
 free to resubmit your patch in a week or so if you have not yet received any
-feedback from the developers' group.</p>
+feedback from the developers' group.  Keep PPP (<em>Patient</em>, <em>Polite</em>,

+<em>Persistent</em>) in mind.  Bring up your case again and again from time to
+time but don't try to be too much of a <em>pest</em>. And stay polite.  There
is
+never bad will by the committers why your patch is being ignored.  Most of the
+time it is simply lack of resources as they concentrate their resources on what
+looks more important from their point of view.  So try to convince them that
+your stuff is important as well.</p>
 <p>Also, there are often times when the core developers are in "feature
 freeze", when they are trying to iron out the remaining bugs in the code in
 preparation for a release.</p>

Modified: apr/site/trunk/xdocs/patches.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/apr/site/trunk/xdocs/patches.xml?rev=1559826&r1=1559825&r2=1559826&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- apr/site/trunk/xdocs/patches.xml (original)
+++ apr/site/trunk/xdocs/patches.xml Mon Jan 20 20:34:13 2014
@@ -121,7 +121,13 @@ everyone knows it's a patch.  However, i
 find an advocate within the developers' group; if we're too busy working on
 something else or everyone's on vacation, it could get lost in the noise.  Feel
 free to resubmit your patch in a week or so if you have not yet received any
-feedback from the developers' group.</p>
+feedback from the developers' group.  Keep PPP (<em>Patient</em>, <em>Polite</em>,

+<em>Persistent</em>) in mind.  Bring up your case again and again from time to
+time but don't try to be too much of a <em>Pest</em>. And stay polite.  There
is
+never bad will by the committers why your patch is being ignored.  Most of the
+time it is simply lack of resources as they concentrate their resources on what
+looks more important from their point of view.  So try to convince them that
+your stuff is important as well.</p>
 
 <p>Also, there are often times when the core developers are in "feature
 freeze", when they are trying to iron out the remaining bugs in the code in



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