You have made no code contributions to tmux and made no bug
reports. Until that changes - even if there was a release engineering
position going, you wouldn't be a candidate.
In 10 years, nobody who has sent patches has complained about how they
are credited. If someone sends code and does have a suggestion, I will
see what I can do - within reason - to accommodate them. Until then,
surely you can think of better ways to contribute than complaining about
how other people's work is credited?
It should be clear by looking at tmux development that most does now go
through GitHub PRs and issues, and I am - time permitting - happy to
work with people in the way they prefer. Using email is just a
preference, it is not a rule.
Please bear in mind that tmux is a volunteer project and that we are not
required to do things the way you think they should be done.
On Thu, Oct 13, 2016 at 02:42:34PM +0100, Ethan Raynor wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 12, 2016 at 5:27 PM, Helmut K. C. Tessarek
> <tessa...@evermeet.cx> wrote:
> > One of the reasons why I haven't sent any patches is, because I don't
> > want to write code, test it, send a patch file via git to a mailing list
> > (which is another annyoance) and then my name does not even show up as
> > the author. I don't know why pull requests are such a problem.
> I agree - the notion that a project being managed in 2016 should work
> in these, frankly, draconian ways is stupid.
> Fair enough, I supose, if this info is embedded in the git commit log
> rather than as an author but it can't be that difficult to provide a
> web page with a list of people who have contributed, can it?
> I am sure that even I can provide a script to do this - and would it
> be accepted if so? Having a web page with this on it would look nice
> on the tmux website, no?
> I don't know why Nicholas or Thomas aren't listening or thinking about
> these things because I feel as though people do care how they are
> represented with a project. tmux is a popular project!
> That's also why I want to really take over the release engineering of
> tmux - I think - frankly - I can do a much better job of it. I am not
> happy at all with the way releases have happened for the past two or
> three for tmux.
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