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Re: Signing off of patches (was Re: Not ready for 8.3)

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Signing off of patches (was Re: Not ready for 8.3)
Date: 2007-05-19 00:27:10
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Alvaro Herrera wrote:
>
> Having the Linux process still in memory, I started thinking that maybe
> what we need, is a sign-off process, whereby developer A reviews other
> developers' patches, make comments, and when the commented-on developer
> (call him B) has fixed the issues that A had, then A signs off B patch.
> In return for the favor, B also reviews and signs off A patches.
> Eventually this leads to more cooperation between otherwise independent
> developers.
>
>
>   

You're thinking of the wrong process. What you seem to be suggesting is 
a process that mimics the Usenet Oracle[1], in which if you ask a 
question you get given one to answer ...

cheers

andrew

[1] http://cgi.cs.indiana.edu/~oracle/index.cgi (Zot)

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