Patch noise [Was: GIT Noise]

Daniel Stone daniel at
Fri Feb 6 15:07:59 PST 2009

On Fri, Feb 06, 2009 at 08:35:02PM +0000, Igor Mozolevsky wrote:
> 2009/2/6 William Tracy:
> > 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???

You appear to have a strange view of what constitutes signal and noise.

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