Changes to our Git infrastructure

Jan Kundr√°t jkt at
Tue Jan 6 11:35:06 GMT 2015

On Monday, 5 January 2015 20:57:47 CEST, Frank Reininghaus wrote:
> Ultimately, a constant stream of 
> newcomers is the only thing that keeps a free software project alive 
> in the long term.

Yes, as long as these newcomers eventually get enough interest and enough 
skills to become maintainers. I agree with the importance of getting new 
blood in, but there's also a need to educate these contributors so that 
their skills become better over time.

> I'm a bit worried that 
> any new patch review system which requires more effort before one can 
> submit a patch for review might put some potential new contributors 
> off.

That's a valid point, so yeah, I agree that we should evaluate our tool(s) 
in light of being usable by newbies as well as by professionals. Thanks for 
saying that.


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