On 10/06/2015 12:03 PM, Bruce Momjian wrote: > On Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 03:33:20PM -0300, Alvaro Herrera wrote: >> Joshua D. Drake wrote: >>> On 10/06/2015 10:57 AM, Josh Berkus wrote: >>>> On 10/06/2015 10:17 AM, Bruce Momjian wrote: >> >>>> Speaking of which ... this project is rich in skilled users who are >>>> involved in the community but don't code. Bug triage is exactly the >>>> kind of thing very part-time community supporters can do, if we make it >>>> easy for them to do. >>> >>> That is an understatement. There is a huge pool of non-hackers that can >>> help contribute to this sort of thing. >> >> It was said, way back when, "adding Windows support will add a huge pool >> of Windows-only developers". I'm not sure that the impact was really >> all that big there. We have a few Windows-enabled people, but how many >> of them are Windows-only? >> >> We similarly said, "moving the TODO list to the wiki will add a huge >> pool of users that cannot edit the current CVS-only file". To date, >> most of what has happened is that the old items have become stale and >> Bruce continues to do 99% of the work of maintaining it. >> >> So I am dubious that people that currently do not contribute will >> contribute in the future just because we change the system. > > Agreed, though that did work for the commitfest --- I almost never deal > with those patches, for good and bad.
There isn't a huge pool, but then we don't need a huge pool. We need like three people, and I think that's not unreasonable to expect. -- Josh Berkus PostgreSQL Experts Inc. http://pgexperts.com -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers