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Re: 8.5 development schedule

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>, jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: 8.5 development schedule
Date: 2009-07-02 02:32:28
Message-ID: 200907020232.n622WSn04266@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane wrote:
> Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> writes:
> > There has been discussion about how to be more hard-nosed about
> > rejecting patches.  I think it has to start with us being more
> > hard-nosed about giving patches feedback --- the very idea we had to
> > create commit-fests reflects that we historically have not done an
> > organized job of processing patches.
> 
> > If we review patches as soon as they appear, and give rapid feedback, we
> > can easily reject patches that take more than a few days for the patch
> > author to resolve, and there would be little slippage;  the same goes
> > for dealing with known bugs.  I know it can be done, but I don't promise
> > it would be pleasant.
> 
> In other words, you propose dropping the idea of commitfests, and
> expecting committers to spend *all* their time reviewing?  Tain't
> happening.

"I don't promise it would be pleasant."

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