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Jesse Vincent
January 4, 2011 02:46
Re: let's be stricted with maint doc changes
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On Tue  4.Jan'11 at  8:54:55 +0000, Nicholas Clark wrote:
> > I'm not ok with this idea. maint releases need to be as conservative as
> > possible. Part of making sure that happens is by requiring some checks
> > and balances before backports happen.  Opening up maint for doc
> > backports without running through the process runs directly counter to that.
> Agree. However, there are more people qualified to review (and backport)
> doc patches. So in theory, if a sufficiency of volunteers volunteer, their
> part of the work takes care of itself without slowing others down. But, you've
> done it you way - I haven't. Were you finding that all patches were "equal",
> in that a doc patch potentially took as much of your time as a C code patch?

Is this the part where I ask you if you want to do 5.14.2? ;)

It doesn't take as much time as a C patch. But it does take time.

> Nicholas Clark

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