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From "Mark Hindess" <mark.hind...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: svn commit: r386058 [1/49] ...
Date Thu, 16 Mar 2006 11:29:01 GMT
On 3/16/06, Magnusson, Geir <geir.magnusson@intel.com> wrote:
>
> What was I concerned about?

...

On Mar 3, 2006 11:36 AM you wrote:
>
> Mark Hindess wrote:
>
> > I've been spending a little time fixing up contributions that I think
> > are worthwhile - mostly patches that have been broken by the recent
> > shared native code moves that Tim committed.  I'm willing to do this
> > because I broke them ;-) but mostly because I know it helps reduce the
> > load on committers and because having your patch broken/delayed can be
> > discouraging for new contributors.
>
> I'm actually a little worried about patches to patches because then the
> provenance becomes unclear if there's a problem in the future.  Hm.

Which seemed to me to be a fairly reasonable concern.

Regards,
 Mark.

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Mark Hindess <mark.hindess@googlemail.com>
IBM Java Technology Centre, UK.

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