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Re: Subversion bureaucracy???

From: Michael Wood <mwood_at_its.uct.ac.za>
Date: 2003-08-22 10:12:40 CEST

On Thu, Aug 21, 2003 at 09:46:42AM -0500, kfogel@collab.net wrote:
> "Shamim Islam" <shamim@poetryunlimited.com> writes:
[snip]
> The pecking order is mostly not formalized, and its existence cannot
> be proved. The only formal distinctions I know of are:
>
> 1. Humans who have net access.
> 2. Partial committers (people with commit access for a specific area.)
> 3. Full committers.
[snip]

What? No AI bots? :)

> > That being said, I'd also like to say that it's really hard to
> > understand why you absolutely have to register in order to report a
> > bug or even post a fix.

Well, you might need to register to create issues or add
comments/attachments to existing issues, but you do not need to do that
if you want to post a patch to the mailing list. Of course it's
sometimes preferred to attach your patch to an issue where it's relevant
to an existing issue and the patch is not going to be applied
immediately, but there is also a patch manager who watches for patches
posted to the mailing list and then files issues about them or attaches
them to relevant issues if the consensus is that these patches should
probably be applied.

-- 
Michael Wood <mwood@its.uct.ac.za>
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