On Sun, Dec 16, 2007 at 10:03:24AM -0600, Tom Haynes wrote:
> Ceri Davies wrote:
>> Finally, is it expected that someone requesting a sponsor have a patch
>> that they consider final to be done, or is a WIP allowed?
>> Ceri
> It can be either. And it can also be the case that they haven't started at 
> all.
> When you make a request for sponsor, it is effectively reserving that bug 
> for you to work on.
> You may need the help of the sponsor to understand what is going on, you 
> may end up
> teaching the sponsor something, etc. Your fix might undergo several 
> revisions - there
> are harder bugs out there than the simple typos.
> But it is very much like what happens when I take a bug internally. I may 
> not have a clue
> about what is going on, but by putting my name on it, I am telling other 
> people that they
> should not duplicate my efforts.

Ah, I see; I had misunderstood the process in that case.  Thanks for

That must be wonderful!  I don't understand it at all.
                                                  -- Moliere
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