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Re: Confused by y-or-n-p

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Confused by y-or-n-p
Date: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 17:03:36 +0200

> From: Lars Ingebrigtsen <larsi@gnus.org>
> Cc: stefankangas@gmail.com,  monnier@iro.umontreal.ca,  rms@gnu.org,
>   juri@linkov.net,  rudalics@gmx.at,  emacs-devel@gnu.org,
>   drew.adams@oracle.com
> Date: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 09:16:57 +0100
> > I don't mind that, either, but what about people who submit changes,
> > but don't intend to stick around long enough to see this process
> > through?  Someone will have to step in and do it for them.
> I guess the person who commits the patch is the natural person to do it
> then...  but in my experience, things like this is almost exclusively
> done by the regular developers.

I have enough examples to the contrary to make me skeptical.

In any case, suppose you are wrong, and the responsible person fails
to do this job, do we have Plan B?  Or do we allow this process to
fail?  If the latter, then we don't really have any guarantee that
this will work, do we?

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