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Re: Commit practices

From: Eric S. Raymond
Subject: Re: Commit practices
Date: Sat, 29 Dec 2007 15:52:19 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.15+20070412 (2007-04-11)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>:
> > Date: Sat, 29 Dec 2007 13:32:44 -0500
> > From: "Eric S. Raymond" <address@hidden>
> > 
> > This brings up the large topic of what to do about our workflow,
> > our tools, and the sad fact that Eli's guidelines (while intelligent
> > in their way) are basically an attempt to put lipstick on a pig.  What
> > we should really do is stop kissing the damned pig.
> As I wrote in that thread, those aren't _my_ guidelines:
>     Those are not my rules, I just took a liberty of describing the rules
>     Richard requested me to follow a long time ago.
> So I cannot take the credits for the lipstick.

Understood.  Then I'll put it this way: *Richard's* rules are basically
an attempt to put lipstick on a pig.  My suggestions for how to stop kissing
the pig will follow shortly.
                <a href="http://www.catb.org/~esr/";>Eric S. Raymond</a>

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