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From "n. alex rupp" <>
Subject Re: Plan of Action (RE: committers (again))
Date Wed, 10 Sep 2003 15:31:19 GMT
Don't worry, Kevin.  Your name isn't funny.  We won't ignore you ;-)

Here's a link to that article Jeremy mentioned.
"How to Ask Questions the Smart Way" (by ESR)

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kevin Conner" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, September 10, 2003 10:26 AM
Subject: RE: Plan of Action (RE: committers (again))

> > Then either commit if (if you have rights) or send it to the list
> > for someone else to commit it.  The same goes for new fuctionality.
> The biggest problem I have found with open source projects
> is when you send fixes/changes to the list and they disappear
> into a black hole.  You never know whether it is because
> the code is poor, someone just hasn't dealt with it, or
> because you have a funny name :-)
> We're running with a modified version of jboss because
> we couldn't get the changes that were important to us
> back into the code base, even the changes that we supplied.
> It may be overkill to have a mentor for every person willing
> to work on the project (the code is usually the best teacher
> IMHO), but it would be great to have someone responsible for
> those of us who do not have commit access.
> Kev
> Kevin Conner
> This is a personal e-mail. Any views or opinions presented are
> solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those
> of Orchard Information Systems Ltd.

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