Peter Geoghegan wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 18, 2016 at 1:22 PM, Josh berkus <> wrote:
> > We should send the owner of the scariest patch something as a prize.
> > Maybe a plastic skeleton or something ...
> I think it was a good idea to call it the scariest patch rather than
> something more severe sounding. Having the poll only be half-serious
> is a good way to avoid self-censorship, and emphasizes that we're
> concerned about bugs that cause serious instability to the system as a
> whole. We're less concerned about the overall number of bugs in any
> given patch.

This guy reads my mind.  Where's my tinfoil hat?

> I would have appreciated more scope to say how confident I am in my
> prediction, and how scary in absolute terms I consider the scariest
> patches to be.

It was purposefully ambiguous.  Maybe it should have been stated

Álvaro Herrera      
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