contributing a software through bugzilla

Jason L Tibbitts III tibbs at
Fri Apr 27 19:48:58 UTC 2007

>>>>> "RS" == Rahul Sundaram <sundaram at> writes:

RS> If no one is interested in reviewing a package for years together
RS> then it is just hogging up the queue without the benefits.

I wasn't aware that there was some limit on the queue size.

RS> If a package has been submitted over say 6 months back then that
RS> submission is useless is most cases since newer software would
RS> have been released that makes the software as well as associated
RS> reviews obsolete.

This is far from true in many circumstances.

What we have now works fine; I haven't noticed the people who review
the packages complaining about the submissions.  Anyone is welcome to
drop pings on those old reviews to make sure the submitters are still
around.  However, you can't really expect them to provide updates
unless there's some chance that someone will actually review the
packages, so it would be preferable if such pings come with an offer
to review.  This is what I do.  (And really, I do intend to start
reviewing again soon.)

 - J<

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