[Geany-devel] Patch Tracker

Dimitar Zhekov dimitar.zhekov at xxxxx
Fri Jun 10 16:16:20 UTC 2011

On Thu, 09 Jun 2011 19:40:26 +0200
Thomas Martitz <thomas.martitz at student.htw-berlin.de> wrote:

> We made the following observation after years with a patch tracker. If 
> core developers are rare or lack time or can't otherwise regularly look 
> at the patches (which is the case for Geany too), [...]

Nothing will work in this case.

> The problem is that a patch tracker creates the idea that once a patch 
> is uploaded the project is responsible for them and not the contributor. 

I wonder how. A serious patch is likely to break on ~100 svn revisions,
and you must update it, to be able to use it yourself.

> The way I see it is that a patch tracker will not work for Geany.

+1. But it's still better than the mailing list.

E-gards: Jimmy

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