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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: Where to now
Date Sat, 10 Jan 1998 12:29:12 GMT
Jim Jagielski wrote:
> Dean Gaudet wrote:
> >
> > i.e. why should I be motivated to post a patch if I know
> > I can just commit the sucker in 48 hours anyway regardless of whether
> > someone reads it?
> because, maybe, someone might have trouble with it? because, just maybe,
> it allows people to see what you are proposing?
> The only trouble I have with the commit-then-review is this attitude
> that I should be able to commit whatever the flark I want. That if
> I have to do any sort of effort to make people aware of what I'm
> doing, then forget it. This smells selfish.
> I'm not saying that this is how you feel, but that's how it
> _sounds_.

I think Dean is making the (reasonable) point that a developer's time is
best spent developing and not on administrivia. If we can find a way to
reduce the administrivia, then we all win.



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