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Re: [PATCH] add PROPOSAL email to HACKING

From: Ben Reser <ben_at_reser.org>
Date: 2004-07-19 19:09:04 CEST

On Mon, Jul 19, 2004 at 10:20:55AM -0500, kfogel@collab.net wrote:
> Andy Whitcroft <apw@shadowen.org> writes:
> > Hmmm. Well I wasn't sure. Patch submission seems to be documented in this
> > way so it seems consistent. But realistically its your call. Most
> > proposals are going to come from the committer community anyhow. So
> > perhaps not.
>
> Oh, actually we get a lot of proposals from non-developers (which is
> great). I guess it's hard to know about the proposals that never get
> sent :-), but my instinct is that the people who would be in doubt as
> to how to send in a proposal aren't reading HACKING anyway.

I agree with Karl here. I think trying to document a proposal for
backport procedure is unnecessary. Many non-committers have made such
proposals. Ultimately, to get something backported you have to convince
a committer to nominate and vote for it. I don't think it really
matters how they do it.

-- 
Ben Reser <ben@reser.org>
http://ben.reser.org
"Conscience is the inner voice which warns us somebody may be looking."
- H.L. Mencken
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