bobl at optushome.com.au
Fri Sep 22 16:26:39 CDT 2006
On Thursday 21 September 2006 04:25, Mike McCormack wrote:
> Robert Lunnon wrote:
> > Which you are entitled to, but my opinion happens to differ. Whether the
> > wine core source has all the patches, (Which it doesn't - many, but not
> > all) isn't relevant, it's the process that they go through that I believe
> > could improve.
> The way to get your changes in is not to keep questioning the current
> process, but to adapt to it. Try fixing your patches. Try asking for
> guidance. Try testing them on some other platforms.
> Getting feedback isn't always easy, so listen when you get it.
> If you don't want to go to the effort required to get your patches into
> Alexandre's tree, they're not going to get in themselves.
The current process is crippling this project, limiting the developer base
and reducing community value. Without some healthy dissent it will never
change and get better. I am a friend of change, a true believer in the
process of continuous improvement. I believe one day, the WIne project will
value my contribution - even in dissent.
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