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Subject: Re: [boost] [git] automatic ticket closing
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-12-05 11:21:27


On 12/05/2013 02:01 AM, Mateusz Loskot wrote:
> On 5 December 2013 09:00, Bjorn Reese <breese_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> This raises the question if the only way to contribute will be through
>> GitHub pull requests. While these certainly are convenient to the
>> maintainers, they do require extra work for the casual contributor:
> OTOH, it prevents casual contributor from being lazy and generating
> a diff against random revision or unknown version of sources
> shifting the hassle to maintainer who has to manually review and
> apply the patch line by line.

I can't speak for any other maintainers, but I usually
do this anyway. I rarely apply patches without any
modification and I always review the entire patch

> On GitHub, one may almost prepare and submit the whole patch with a
> bunch of clicks, while holding a coffee cup in the other hand.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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