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Re: [RFA] Your [PACKAGE_NAME] did not pass QA



Le lundi 23 novembre 2009 à 13:13 -0800, Adam Williamson a écrit :
> On Mon, 2009-11-23 at 19:48 +0100, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> > Le lundi 23 novembre 2009 à 09:51 -0700, Jerry James a écrit :
> > 
> > > 1) I'm going to nag you forever about a problem you can't fix.
> > 
> > This is false, it can get fixed, either with code changes or by dropping
> > the offending package
> 
> Maintainers do not equal developers. I am a package maintainer, yet my
> coding skills extend to copying and pasting things from Google results.
> usually incorrectly. You cannot assume that all the people to whom you
> are sending these mails have the capability to fix code problems, that
> is not a valid assumption.

I don't assume they have the capability to fix code problems.
I assume they're ready to do their maintainer work and nag upstream till
it does. Or are ready to drop the package if it costs them more than
it's worth.

-- 
Nicolas Mailhot

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