On Tue, 2020-08-18 at 15:36 +0000, Peter Stuge wrote:
> Joonas Niilola wrote:
> > some of you may already have seen the new packages.gentoo.org page,
> >   https://packages.gentoo.org/
> I had not seen that - that's wonderful!
> I would just request that /packages/ is removed from the start of
> package URLs. I understand how this makes request routing more
> complicated, but I consider it a significant usability improvement.
> ..anyway:
> > I'm suggesting of adding a new metadata flag to our Wiki's
> > User:/Project: page which then prints a message to this page saying
> > whether the maintainer (be it project or user), "accepts" or "deals
> > with" Github contributions. The wording can be a bit better, but it'd be
> > there to **notify** our **contributors** whether their time and effort
> > will most likely be wasted making a pull request for this particular
> > maintainer.
> I think this is a very good feature.
> If I ever do become a proper Gentoo developer I will certainly not spend
> any time on anything to do with GitHub, and in my current position of
> occasional contributor I don't either. The workflow imposed by GitHub
> isn't good and it's important to demonstrate other methods.

Read: it's important to slap users to satisfy developer's wannabes.

Best regards,
Michał Górny

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