[development] Contacting Onesself

Dries Buytaert dries.buytaert at gmail.com
Fri May 26 14:29:49 UTC 2006

On 26 May 2006, at 15:50, Greg Knaddison - GVS wrote:
>> On 25 May 2006, at 19:57, Dan Robinson wrote:
>> > this (and what Phani brought) up was pretty much what I  
>> figured.  The
>> > other side of the coin is that less sophisticated users have  
>> looked at
>> > it and are just baffled and think it is indicative of poor
>> > design...  We
>> > need to make modifications for a client and I'm wondering if we  
>> should
>> > consider a patch or just fork it.  I prefer a patch but don't  
>> want to
>> > get involved if it is going to be controversial...
>> * Modifying the code to remove the tab takes 10 minutes, at most.
>> * Creating a patch for it takes 5 minutes, at most.
> * getting that patch committed takes 1 minute to 100minutes depending
> on the controversy
> I think it's that last - previously unstated - step of getting it  
> committed.

Yes, it might take a bit of time to get a patch committed, but for  
such a small patch as this, it shouldn't be that bad.  Plus, as soon  
it is in the patch queue, other people can help get it committed.   
The 'getting it committed' part is a distributed effort.

Dries Buytaert  ::  http://www.buytaert.net/

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