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From: Jacob Godserv <jacobgodserv@...>
Subject: Re: [bugzilla-daemon@g.o: [Bug 322157] [mail-filter/procmail] new ebuild + autocreate maildirs]
Date: Sun, 11 Jul 2010 01:28:21 -0400
On Sat, Jul 10, 2010 at 12:13, Enrico Weigelt <weigelt@...> wrote:
> I've already explained the strategy behind the git repo (and not
> doing plaintext patches). Please refer to my paper, and my other
> mails posted recently on this list.

I'm not quite sure I understand your response here. He didn't ask for
you to explain the strategy. He asked for you to provide plain-text
patches.

I think a point has been made pretty clear at this point: they need
plain-text patches. Requiring developers to learn an entirely new
work-flow just to get your patches into the tree is time-consuming and
bothersome, at the least. This isn't a discussion about whether or not
your system is better. It's about how best to integrate your work into
Gentoo.

The developers have decided the best way is through plain-text
patches. That's really all there is to it. Take it or leave it.

The discussion about how best to join multiple branches of development
across the open-source world together really does not belong in this
thread, as far as I can tell.

-- 
    Jacob

    "For then there will be great distress, unequaled
    from the beginning of the world until now — and never
    to be equaled again. If those days had not been cut
    short, no one would survive, but for the sake of the
    elect those days will be shortened."

    Are you ready?


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Re: [bugzilla-daemon@g.o: [Bug 322157] [mail-filter/procmail] new ebuild + autocreate maildirs]
-- Hans de Graaff
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[bugzilla-daemon@g.o: [Bug 322157] [mail-filter/procmail] new ebuild + autocreate maildirs]
-- Enrico Weigelt
Re: [bugzilla-daemon@g.o: [Bug 322157] [mail-filter/procmail] new ebuild + autocreate maildirs]
-- Samuli Suominen
Re: [bugzilla-daemon@g.o: [Bug 322157] [mail-filter/procmail] new ebuild + autocreate maildirs]
-- Enrico Weigelt
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