Summary of the fdo disussion at GCDS
jeremy at scitools.com
Thu Jul 9 08:36:25 PDT 2009
On Thursday 09 July 2009 09:19:47 Jakob Petsovits wrote:
> On Thursday 09 July 2009, Jeremy wrote:
> > I also immagine if two people in say kde for example disagree about a
> > spec they will discuss it between themselves before taking a public
> > stance on it.
> No they won't. If they wait until the internal disagreement is sorted out,
> the discussion on fd.o will long be over. Also, the fd.o mailing list can
> hardly be considered a "public stance" on things, as developers tend to
> first speak for themselves and then for the project, they'll try to push
> their opinions wherever it's going to be most effective.
I agree, what I meant by that was that they will discuss internally (probably
on irc in kde's case) before they check in kde's yes/no/reject/dunno status to
the repository =)
> That said, I still agree with Aaron, this will be a minor point because in
> practice most developers are reasonable, friendly and cooperative.
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