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From Rich Bowen <>
Subject Re: Introducing code owners
Date Tue, 11 Jul 2017 13:21:55 GMT

On 07/11/2017 03:41 AM, Bertrand Delacretaz wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 10, 2017 at 8:50 PM, Jacob Champion <> wrote:
>> ...Can it be abused? Certainly. Will it be abused? Probably. Does that mean it
>> sucks? Nah....
> I still think the name sucks, in the end IIUC it's not much more than
> "code review notifications" which can be useful to have.

Sure. And if it's used well, it could be great. But names are powerful
things, and shape attitudes. To a beginner, approaching a project that
they want to participate in, the notion that code is "owned" by someone
can be a real deterrent.

Rich Bowen - - @rbowen - @apachecon

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