[development] What about reviewing patches?

Dmitri G dmitrig01 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 13 20:38:40 UTC 2008

"No real spare time."

What an excuse.

Somehow, people have spare time for all these rants, but no time for
patch reviews?

This does not make much sense to me.

Does anyone care to explain?


On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 12:36 PM, Marcel Partap <mpartap at gmx.net> wrote:
> Angela Byron wrote:
>> careful. If we get into the situation where HEAD is broken, development
>> effectively stops until things are working again.
> Nooooooo, 'cause not HEAD ;X
> - 'next' or 'experimental' branch!
>> It also makes a BIG difference who those two people are. Follow catch's
>> advice. Catch is wise. The best shot you have of getting patches that you
>> want in core is to become one of those rare patch reviewing ninjas like him.
>> Then your voice being one of those two voices may very well be enough.
> i'd love too but my excuse (as so many others') shall be: no real spare time
> atm. Also, of course i mostly care about bugs i run into myself, and i
> rarely run into any. Some people seem to report bugs using really obscure
> setups plus outdated modules...
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