On Monday 17 October 2016 09:23:09 Michał Górny wrote:
> Hello, everyone.


Coacher's here.

> Example 2: Coacher had problem with git-r3 not trying fallback URIs
> when earlier URI was https and https wasn't supported in git. So he
> reordered URIs to have https last. With tiny explanation in some random
> commit message.

Original user's request [1], my PR [2], commit in question [3], bug: [4].
I've addressed a user's issue and reported a bug to Gentoo bugzilla the 
following day.
I don't see a problem with my workflow.

> So we have a problem that affects around a half of git-r3 packages
> (using quick grep, results inaccurate), however minor it is. Worse, it
> affects the policy of preferring https and causes some people to reject
> the policy silently.

Please share a link to this policy as I was unable to find it neither here [5], 
nor here [6].

> And nobody gives a damn to report it!

You expect me to create bugs the very second I encounter smth resembling a 
without doing at least some minimum research on the matter? I don't do this.
I made the commit around 1 AM localtime, went to sleep,
and at 9 AM localtime you already jumping to conclusions in g-dev ML.

> Therefore, I'd like to request establishing an official policy against
> workarounds with no associated bug reports.
> Your thoughts?

You are quite emotional because of a change that didn't make it to the tree yet
expecting other people to provide 24/7 level of support for some reason.
At least this is how I see things from here.

No official policy is required.

[1]: https://github.com/gentoo/gentoo/pull/2570
[2]: https://github.com/gentoo/gentoo/pull/2572
[4]: https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=597356
[6]: https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Project:Quality_Assurance/Policies

Best regards.
Ilya Tumaykin.

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