[Fedora-packaging] package review template
rc040203 at freenet.de
Fri Oct 3 09:48:07 UTC 2008
On Fri, 2008-10-03 at 11:34 +0200, Till Maas wrote:
> On Fri October 3 2008, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> > However, one of my actual point is a bit different: Once one starts
> > formulating such a "template", people will start to nit-pick and to
> > argue on (missing) details (e.g. corner-cases) and in longer terms will
> > start to demand for "laws", "regulations" and "forms".
> I guess we have different pictures about such a template. For me it would be
> an itemized list, where each item is a summary of one guideline from all the
> Guideline documents, maybe with an URL that links to the specific guideline.
> The nit-picking should then only affect the normal guidelines.
Let me put it differently: I am referring to certain particular people,
of whom I find it very obious that they have no clue about what they are
doing in reviews.
> > Such demands will typically originate from people who don't actually
> > understand why certain "guidelines" exist, but reduce "guidelines" to
> > "formal bureaucratic regulations".
> I am one of these who do not lnow why certain guidelines exist, but this is
> imho another problem, because it is not explained for most of the guidelines,
> why they exist.
Well, where is the problem?
Restrict yourself to reviewing packages you understand and don't review
packages you don't understand rsp. ask if you don't understand details.
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