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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [drlvm][threading] a question about JIRA H3253
Date Wed, 07 Mar 2007 16:04:25 GMT

On Mar 6, 2007, at 10:52 AM, Rana Dasgupta wrote:

> My thought was that if we have a JIRA related "discussion" on the  
> list, the
> intent is possibly to invite more comments, not just from the  
> submitter and
> reviewer. If one feels that this broader participation or interest is
> necessary, it may be a good idea for whoever posts it on the list  
> to add a
> few words to provide some context and background on the problem, which
> should not be hard to do. Otherwise, the discussion stays closed.

But I think that we always want to invite broader participation and  
interest.  if people bite, great.  If they don't, no harm done.

I actually engaged on weldons question, looking at what he was  
talking about.  I hate reading through JIRa comments :)


> On 3/6/07, Salikh Zakirov <Salikh.Zakirov@intel.com> wrote:
>> Rana Dasgupta wrote:
>> > IMHO we may be better off if we post brief discussions on
>> > commits/reviews on
>> > the JIRA, rather than on the list, unless it is an architectural  
>> issue
>> or
>> > one where several opinions could add value. There seem to be  
>> several
>> > threads
>> > where the entire thread consists of a single post and a  
>> response :-)
>> Rana,
>> there is nothing wrong in a single post and a response, because the
>> purpose of
>> harmony-dev posting is to discuss things *in public*, rather than  
>> having
>> hot
>> discussions all the time.
>> Should Weldon posted his comment in JIRA, I would probably miss it.
>> And, by the way, using locks *is* an architectural issue.

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