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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 02:36:22
Message-ID: 200907020236.n622aMM04750@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane wrote:
> Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> writes:
> > Tom Lane wrote:
> >> Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> writes:
> >>> 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."
> 
> I'm not sure which part of "no" you didn't understand, but this
> committer is not buying into that proposal.

Again, I am pointing out it could be done, but it would be unpleasant,
as you mentioned.  We can't move make progress unless we understand the
underlying causes of our delays.  I am not suggesting we adopt it for
reasons you mentioned.

-- 
  Bruce Momjian  <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>        http://momjian.us
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