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Re: casual contributors (was: patch going unpushed)

From: Peter Chubb
Subject: Re: casual contributors (was: patch going unpushed)
Date: Wed, 04 Apr 2012 09:31:06 +1000
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>>>>> "Graham" == Graham Percival <address@hidden> writes:

Graham> On Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 11:40:43PM +0000, James wrote:
>> >> Graham> We don't really have a frog meister, so nobody is taking
>> >> Graham> responsibility for pushing
>> >>

Graham> We should have somebody who takes care of contributors without
Graham> dedicated mentors.  In mathematical/logical terms, we need a
Graham> barber who shaves everybody who does not shave themselves.  I
Graham> shouldn't need to get involved when there's a new contributor,
Graham> much less a known+experienced contributor like Peter!

One issue is that the `How to participate' webpage at doesn't point people at
Rietveld -- it just tells them (slightly incorrectly: there's a typo
in git format-patch) to send a patch
to lilypond-devel.

Dr Peter Chubb                                  peter.chubb AT          Software Systems Research Group/NICTA

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