Subject: Re: Diaspora, politics, and MI
To: Gordon W. Ross <>
From: Michael L. VanLoon -- <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/19/1996 10:46:40
>> >yet.  What would help most is more people who are willing and capable
>> >of doing this kind of work.  What would help almost as much is people
>> >not quite capable of that level of work, helping out with more mundane
>> >tasks that take time away from these other people.

>> Are people supposed to volunteer, or do we get invited?
>> What those of us without CVS access do now is send in PRs, but it's
>> very discouraging to send in a bug fix and have it sit in the PR
>> database for many months without any apparent action.

>How many of those PRs include fixes for the bug described?
>(And how many of those fixes are correct? 8^)
>My experience has been that most bug reports do not include fixes.
>This is unfortunate, because a volunteer project really needs for
>people to take the time to try to come up with fixes...

Maybe we need to have several PR queues.  One for simple bug reports,
one for bug fixes, and one for new code.

  Michael L. VanLoon                 
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