open process issues

karl karl.ramberg at
Tue Oct 24 20:48:27 UTC 2006

Lex Spoon skrev:
> Andreas Raab <andreas.raab at> writes:
>> Lex Spoon wrote:
>>> So here's a challenge for you, board: how do we get fixes processed?
>>> All the really cool Squeak stuff happens at the periphery [3].  The
>>> question for the board is thus: how do we handle the simple, prosaic
>>> patches?
>>  From my point of view there is a really simple answer to that
>> question: By delegating them to the maintainers. And if they aren't
>> any, it won't get fixed. It's as simple as that. After all you can
>> always volunteer for the maintainer position and if, and ONLY if, you
>> get turned down you have something to complain about. In other words,
>> I do accept your complaint about Unix code since we have a maintainer
>> there and we should figure out what's going wrong. I do NOT accept the
>> complaint about SharedQueue unless you are willing to sign up for the
>> job of maintaining Collections or at least the part of it you were
>> just working on.
> I like your approach.  Let the individual maintainers, or stewards as
> called in some proposals, make these decisions.
> As is, I do not think there is an official list of
> maintainers/stewards that is actually paid attention to.  Am I wrong?
> The idea seems to circulate, but never become official in any way.
> -Lex
This is the most official list
Whether it's paid attention to is another issue ;-)

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