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Re: In support of Jonas Bernoulli's Magit

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: In support of Jonas Bernoulli's Magit
Date: Sun, 09 Jul 2017 05:33:05 +0300

> From: address@hidden (Phillip Lord)
> Cc: address@hidden,  address@hidden,  address@hidden,  address@hidden,  
> address@hidden
> Date: Sat, 08 Jul 2017 21:34:57 +0100
> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
> >> No this is no good. If I am going to do this, I want notifications -- push
> >> not pull. So, there needs to be a way to open this up beyond maintainers.
> >
> > Maybe there's a misunderstanding: I'm offering to do this in your
> > stead.  IOW, "if I'm going to do this" is no longer applicable: if you
> > ask me, I will do it for you -- you will no longer need to bother
> > about the process, you will just get a notification when it's done
> > (and you can query me about the current status, if you wish).
> >
> > It's entirely up to you whether to take the offer, of course.
> Eli, this is a kind offer, but it misses the point, really. Having you
> do the work doesn't make the work less

It makes the work less for you.

> And, having you as a single point of failure is not that scalable.

It doesn't make me a single point of failure, because if I'm not
available, the process can be restarted by someone else using the
information available to the FSF personnel.

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