On Mon, Oct 21, 2019 at 5:37 PM Kent Fredric <ken...@gentoo.org> wrote: > > On Mon, 21 Oct 2019 19:37:28 +0200 > Piotr Karbowski <slashbe...@gentoo.org> wrote: > > > This is a bit unhealthy, especially when some developers that maintain > > packages are out of reach, or the patches to update ebuild just rot on > > the bugzilla and are not taken in by maintainers. > > IME this is far from the norm and should not be used as the > justification here.
I think exceptional cases are the reason for many, many policies in Gentoo. That probably doesn't surprise you. > If you don't have the patience to even wait _one_ day for a response, > maybe you shouldn't be doing opensource. I'm not sure what this is in reference to so it seems to be a non-sequitur, but I like the policy of at least waiting a day for review of non-critical fixes. Phrased another way, let people in every timezone have a chance.