[PATCH wayland 1/4] contributing: how to read the review rules
ppaalanen at gmail.com
Tue Jul 3 10:32:00 UTC 2018
From: Pekka Paalanen <pekka.paalanen at collabora.co.uk>
This is to avoid fighting around the letter of the guidelines. This is
not a protocol spec.
Signed-off-by: Pekka Paalanen <pekka.paalanen at collabora.co.uk>
CONTRIBUTING.md | 5 +++++
1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)
diff --git a/CONTRIBUTING.md b/CONTRIBUTING.md
index 70d0eca..538613f 100644
@@ -206,6 +206,11 @@ people with commit access, there needs to be at least one Acked-by from
someone with commit access. A person with commit access is expected to be
able to evaluate the patch with respect to the project scope and architecture.
+The below review guidelines are intended to be interpreted in spirit, not by
+the letter. There may be circumstances where some guidelines are better
+ignored. We rely very much on the judgement of reviewers and commit rights
During review, the following matters should be checked:
- The commit message explains why the change is being made.
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