[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] About committership

Måns Rullgård mans
Thu Feb 3 00:41:13 CET 2011

Stefano Sabatini <stefano.sabatini-lala at poste.it> writes:

> On date Wednesday 2011-02-02 21:40:57 +0100, Janne Grunau encoded:
>> On Wed, Feb 02, 2011 at 08:49:14PM +0100, Stefano Sabatini wrote:
> [...]
>> > So I don't put too much effort when committing to my local branch and
>> > sending, but I spend more and more focus when the patch is going
>> > through the final revisions or when directly committing the patch.
>> This is a problem. It was already a problem under the old model. You're
>> wasting a scarce resource (review time) because you're lazy. I suspect
>> it is even more work for yourself since you have to go through more
>> review cycles.
> Short reply because this is not the point of the thread, sometimes
> this is the best working strategy, e.g when I'm not sure which is the
> best design to adopt, and I prefer to expose an approssimative working
> solution for showing which is the problem that I'm addressing, and for
> other considerations it would be too long to enumerate here.

In those cases, it is customary to tag the message [RFC], so people
know not to spend time reviewing it in detail.

M?ns Rullg?rd
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