On Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 4:37 PM, Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> wrote:
> Felipe Contreras <felipe.contre...@gmail.com> writes:
>> On Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 3:30 PM, Thomas Rast <tr...@inf.ethz.ch> wrote:
>>> Felipe Contreras <felipe.contre...@gmail.com> writes:
>>>> But I do not care that much really. The patch is good either way, if
>>>> you don't like it, you go ahead and fix it, because I won't. I have
>>>> 174 remote-helper related patches in my queue, and nobody benefits
>>>> from rambling about a one liner that is obviously correct, not you,
>>>> not me, not the users, not the developers.
>>> You don't stick to the rules of this project, which have been pointed
>>> out already:
>> The rules of the contrib area are different from the ones of the rest
>> of the project.
> Yes and no.
> A contrib/ material may not be held to the same high standard, but
> that does not mean a contrib/ area maintainer has a blank check to
> do anything there.

Nor did I claim I had one.

> It would be pretty obvious to people observing what happens in the
> area after a while, if the quality standard the area maintainer
> enforces is too out of whack, and at that point the area maintainer
> deserves to be ridiculed ;-)

Of course, but the claim the rules are different still stands.

>> And I don't recall Peff ever doing this "constructive
>> fine-let's-do-the-work-for-him" on any contrib/remote-helpers stuff.
> I do not think Thomas was talking specific about contrib/ material
> but your interaction in general with other developers.
> Cf. http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.version-control.git/220427/focus=220891

Yeah but how is that relevant in this context? We are talking about a
particular patch of remote-bzr. And he immediately used that claim as
ammunition to suggest the whole remote-helpers should be dropped. It
does not follow.

Any suggestion to drop remote-helpers should use facts and arguments
regarding remote-helpers.

Felipe Contreras
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