On Fri, Jun 7, 2013 at 9:23 PM, Duy Nguyen <pclo...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 8, 2013 at 3:24 AM, Felipe Contreras
> <felipe.contre...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> The reviewer pool for code written in a new language _must_ be
>>> seeded by some from the current set of reviewers whose judgement
>>> I/we can trust.
>> By that standard nothing will ever change. Ever.
>> Even twenty years from now, you will still only trust people that are
>> familiar with shell, Perl, and C. Because the only way to gain your
>> trust, is by being proficient in shell, Perl, and C.
> I don't see why a trusted person cannot learn a new language and
> convince the community to give it a try (well given that enough
> reviewers support the new language, which was Junio's point).
I do. Raise your hand if you are interested in giving a try to Ruby
for Git's core given that somebody gives convincing reasons?
How many hands do you expect?
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