Patch noise [Was: GIT Noise]

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at
Fri Feb 6 13:15:39 PST 2009

On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 12:35 PM, Igor Mozolevsky <igor at> wrote:
> 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???

The change was made. What else do you want?


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