[MPlayer-dev-eng] [PATCH] repo hacking policy
Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski
dominik at rangers.eu.org
Fri Feb 23 20:25:55 CET 2007
On Friday, 23 February 2007 at 17:51, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> the attached patch adds a rule to the policy which forbids repo hacking
> except when removing illegal (=is illegal for us not to remove ...) content
> i will apply this in a week or so if we have 2:1 majority that is
> YES > 2*NO
> Michael GnuPG fingerprint: 9FF2128B147EF6730BADF133611EC787040B0FAB
> No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible. -- Voltaire
> Index: svn-howto.txt
> --- svn-howto.txt (revision 22325)
> +++ svn-howto.txt (working copy)
> @@ -308,6 +308,7 @@
> mplayer-dev-eng mailing list, so that all developers can benefit from them.
> IRC is good for quick discussions, but nobody is there 24/7.
> +14. Hacking the SVN repository is forbidden except when removing illegal content
Please elaborate on the downsides of repo hacking.
I am against it if there's no explanation.
MPlayer developer and RPMs maintainer: http://mplayerhq.hu http://rpm.livna.org
There should be a science of discontent. People need hard times and
oppression to develop psychic muscles.
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