Quoth [EMAIL PROTECTED] (David Fetter): > On Fri, Aug 04, 2006 at 02:37:56PM -0700, Neil Conway wrote: >> On Fri, 2006-08-04 at 12:40 -0700, David Fetter wrote: >> > While I am not going to reopen the can of worms labeled 'bug >> > tracker', I think it would be good to have a little more formality >> > as far as claiming items goes. >> >> > What say? >> >> I think this is a good plan for adding additional process overhead, >> and getting essentially nothing of value in return. I'm not >> convinced there's a problem in need of solving here... > > Perhaps you'd like to explain how big a burden on the developer it is > to send an once a week, that being what I'm proposing here. > > As far as the "problem in need of solving," it's what Andrew Dunstan > referred to as "splendid isolation," which is another way of saying, > "letting the thing you've taken on gather dust while people think > you're working on it."
It seems to me once a week is a bit too often to demand, particularly when trying to "herd cats." A burden of once a month may seem more reasonable. -- let name="cbbrowne" and tld="gmail.com" in name ^ "@" ^ tld;; http://linuxdatabases.info/info/nonrdbms.html "If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you; that is the principal difference between a dog and a man." -- Mark Twain ---------------------------(end of broadcast)--------------------------- TIP 3: Have you checked our extensive FAQ? http://www.postgresql.org/docs/faq