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

+ core.


> On Jun 16, 2020, at 3:31 PM, Alexander Nasonov <> wrote:
> 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.
> --
> Alex

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