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Reviewer assignment

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Reviewer assignment
Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:57 +0200
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Andy Wingo <address@hidden> skribis:

> A fully distributed system sounds nice but it has costs too.  In my mind
> for a project of Guix's target size the best situation would be having
> around 100 committers or so who have internalized the coding style and
> patterns of Guix so that they can work more or less directly on the
> parts they feel comfortable with, posting patches to the list as
> necessary for feedback.

Agreed.  That’s the spirit of the text in ‘HACKING’.

> An incoming patch would be assigned to one of those people based on
> automatic tooling.  In that way Guix can scale to the next step while
> remaining a consistent, hackable project.

That sounds like a good approach to me.

With the upcoming libgit2 bindings, we could cook up a tool that gives
people a list of likely reviewers that submitters could Cc, and suggest
it in


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