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Re: commitfest management webapp

From: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: "pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>, pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: commitfest management webapp
Date: 2009-05-27 03:21:06
Message-ID: 603c8f070905262021g3a834bb0l79236d0e25f4c488@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 10:53 PM, Alvaro Herrera
<alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com> wrote:
> Robert Haas escribió:
>
>> 3. The integration with the community login system is currently rather
>> poor.  The problem is that we can't count on patch submitters to have
>> a community login, and even if they do we can't count on the person
>> adding the patch to the system to know what it is.  We could of course
>> require patch submitters to have a community login and to add their
>> patches themselves, but I'm not really that keen on raising the bar
>> for submitting a patch even to that modest extent.
>
> Actually we already raised the bar -- people is supposed to add stuff to
> the commitfest pages on the wiki by themselves.  Surely any patch
> submitter will find the two necessary minutes to create an account.  I
> suggest you take it as a given that the submitter has an account
> already.  For the cases on which this doesn't hold (i.e. some author
> just threw a quick oneliner to fix a typo in docs and is too lazy to
> follow procedure), somebody else will be responsibly and life will go
> on.

There's a very good chance that the person who ends up "being
responsible" will be me - and I have enough problems without people
thinking that I own 25% of the patches in the CommitFest.

...Robert

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