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Re: contributing a software through bugzilla



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Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Patrice Dumas wrote:
>> On Fri, Apr 27, 2007 at 12:49:24PM +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>>> Patrice Dumas wrote:
>>>
>>>  Currently the review queue
>>>> is quite big because all the package formerly in core has to be
>>>> reviewed. But even before the merge review there were reviews that were
>>>> some years old.
>>> Do we really have reviews stalled for years? We should probably have
>>> a policy in place that reviews over a few months get closed.
>>
>>
>> Why? We have the stalled review policy that covers this subject fine, in
>> my opinion. And yes I have at least months old or years submissions but I
>> can't see why they should be closed. Same for submissions I am reviewing
>> and that are stuck for whatever reason.
> 
> If no one is interested in reviewing a package for years together then
> it is just hogging up the queue without the benefits. If a package has
> been submitted over say 6 months back then that submission is useless is
> most cases since newer software would have been released that makes the
> software as well as associated reviews obsolete.
A submitted review, can be held up due to other dependencies that
continuously get added, or because of the continued great work of
maintainers (and reviewers alike), that are working well on bettering
themselves at packaging and insuring Fedora keeps to a reasonable
minimum standard, while proceeding through the review process.

'Good things take time'

- --
N.J.
> 
> Rahul
> 

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