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From Brett Porter <>
Subject Re: First Maven Patch Day
Date Mon, 13 Aug 2007 03:15:35 GMT
Count me in for the australian timezone.

On 13/08/2007, at 5:19 AM, Jason van Zyl wrote:

> Hi,
> I was chatting with Piotr Tabor and he's concerned that we don't  
> spend enough time looking at patches. I tried to clean many of them  
> out a couple months back but there are many good patches in there  
> so in an attempt to keep the people happy who are giving us their  
> spare time myself, Andy, Kenney, and John are going to spend  
> Tuesday August 21st working with people to process patches. So it's  
> going to work like this. If you are pissed about one of your  
> patches not getting processed and you think it's a good patch then  
> you can sign yourself up here:
> The name, description, JIRA are standard but there is also a rank  
> there. You tell us how good you think your patch is from 1-10,  
> we'll start with the 10s. It is not easy for any of us to stop work  
> for a whole day to do this so please try to provide tests with your  
> patches and give us lots of 10s. Between the 4 of us we cover North  
> America and Europe all day. We'll process as many patches as we can  
> that day and you have a week to prepare. I don't know how this will  
> work, we have never done but I think it will be fun to try.
> Maven users can thank Piotr for having the balls to say he didn't  
> believe me when I said I would process his patch. "Sure you will,  
> when hell freezes over!". He didn't say, but he wanted to! He was  
> very polite but I take the point nonetheless. Thus we have Maven  
> Patch Day. This will work best if you are around that day when we  
> try to process your patch, being in our IRC @  
> #maven would greatly help if we need you to adjust/fix your patch  
> so we can include it. We hope there are some feedback loops and we  
> can look at patches, tell you what might need to change, you fix  
> them and then we'll try to reapply. But if you want to get a patch  
> applied then use the week to sync your sources, get your patch up  
> to date and that will make it easier for us to get your work in.
> Thanks,
> Jason
> ----------------------------------------------------------
> Jason van Zyl
> Founder and PMC Chair, Apache Maven
> jason at sonatype dot com
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