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Re: Changes made with too little discussion

On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 11:31:27AM +0200, Alan Barrett wrote:
> I don't care much about /usr/share/misc/operator, but I do care about
> people making changes without discussion, or making changes with too
> little discussion, or making changes that go against the consensus of
> the discussion.

For the record, I made the commit only to raise these points, not because I
would care whether /usr/share/misc/operator exists or not.

> If you are not willing to discuss changes, or pay attention to other
> people's opinions, then you are part of the problem.

Is it mandatory to subscribe to these lists?

> You don't have to agree with everybody, but you do need to pay attention
> to the discussion.  If no clear consensus emerges, or if the consensus
> is opposite from your preferred outcome, then you may appeal to core to
> make a decision.

Being naive as I am, I believe a software project can adopt healthier and
more productive "software engineering" practices. Unfortunately many people
are too blind to see any problems.

- Jukka.

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