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commit-guidelines (was Re: blacklist -> blocklist in current)

Christos Zoulas wrote:
> > On Jun 16, 2020, at 2:17 PM, Alexander Nasonov <> wrote:
> > 
> > If my reading of the current commit guideline is correct, a case
> > of renaming already released application doesn't fall into the
> > "obvious" fix because some people can possibly object to breaking
> > backward compatibility.
> You are correct, and this is why I discussed it with core before doing it. In fact
> the name "block" instead of "deny" was suggested by a core member: I chose
> "block" over "deny" because of similarity to the previous name,
> and because some of the API's start with "bl_" and would not need to be
> modified. If "deny" was chosen instead, these would probably need to be
> changed to "dl_" and that prefix is associated with the dynamic linker.

Clause 4 (and probably others) needs a serious overhaul to make
sure that all cases that needs a review reach everyone who has a
voice (and who can potentially object) before involving the Core,
if necessary.

The current wording isn't inclusive, period.


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