Role of the Sponsorship Queue
seven.steps at gmail.com
Wed Mar 3 02:04:18 GMT 2010
On Tue, Mar 2, 2010 at 8:50 AM, Daniel Holbach
<daniel.holbach at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> The major disagreement is if the sponsorship queue is
> - a general list of changes that need be reviewed (after having made
> sure they are actual code changes, etc.) - basically a TOREVIEW list
> for people who can upload
> - an exclusive list of work done by new contributors who want to join
> the Ubuntu Development team eventually - so a place where mentoring
For simplicity's sake, I prefer the former: items in a sponsorship
queue should be immediately staged for upload. Drive-by contributions
would better fit into a review queue.
> The distinction is important because "including contributed fixes" would
> require developers to check various lists for input and probably treat
> them differently ("can you update patch to do XYZ in a special way?" vs
> "I modified your patch and uploaded it."), etc.
Are we leaning toward removing the developer requirement for review,
e.g., REVU allows comments from non-Ubuntu uploaders?
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