Patch noise [Was: GIT Noise]

Igor Mozolevsky igor at
Fri Feb 6 12:35:02 PST 2009

2009/2/6 William Tracy:
> On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 7:21 AM, Igor Mozolevsky <igor at> wrote:
>> Does one not submit patches to the maintainer for the sub-project anymore?..
> That creates a single point of failure--you are now relying on that
> person and that person only to get your patch in. That also does not
> give any third parties who might be impacted by your patch a chance to
> comment.
> Now, if any of the sub-projects were large enough to warrant their own
> mailing lists (which does not seem to be the case) then sending
> patches to those lists would make sense.

So, since 1st Jan there's been, by my guestimate, around 2000 messages
on the xorg list... Are you seriously saying that that is a good way
of managing development cycle and that nothing gets lost due to
the current SNR???

Igor :-)

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