Doh. Missed reply-all.
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From: Mark Martin <storycraf...@gmail.com>
Date: Jan 30, 2008 6:27 PM
Subject: Re: [request-sponsor] Shooting my mouth off
To: Ceri Davies <ceri at submonkey.net>
On Jan 30, 2008 5:15 PM, Ceri Davies <ceri at submonkey.net> wrote:
> It occurs to me that I've been reviewing patches posted here where it
> might not actually be welcome. Tell me to shut up if necessary,
> although I'm concerned that this review should happen and preferably in
> good time after a submission is posted (rather than after the
> potentially long wait for a sponsor to come forward).
I'm glad you mentioned this because honestly I've been tempted to say
something for quite some time. Personally, I don't understand why the
code reviews aren't being done in a more appropriate group or project
forum -- one matching the project that the bug is categorized in or
even a (non-existent) "code-reviews-discuss". I've personally viewed
this forum as spammed with patches and mini-reviews, and although I
lament the situation, I'm not sufficiently irked enough to want to
police it myself.
I've just thrown some filters at the irritation, gotten over my
idealogical angst, assumed I was the only one so bothered, and moved
on. Please don't take this as a shut-up.
Just so I don't sound like a nit-ninny, I suppose I could offer for
consideration a possible solution :
- create a new discussion form where _all_ code-reviews are conducted,
- hijack "code-discuss" for this purpose, or
- steer people towards the appropriate forum (according to bug categorization).
 Assuming that I was the only one who thought there was even a problem.