[Python-Dev] Becoming a python contributor

Jack Jansen Jack.Jansen@cwi.nl
Mon, 4 Nov 2002 12:23:49 +0100


On Sunday, Nov 3, 2002, at 09:14 Europe/Amsterdam, Martin v. Loewis 
wrote:

> Jack Jansen <Jack.Jansen@oratrix.com> writes:
>
>> I think that part of the problem is that large areas *are* de-facto
>> controlled by one person (or, at best, a few people). If the word
>> "Unicode" shows up I expectantly start looking in your or MAL's
>> direction. Likewise, if "Macintosh" appears everyone starts staring at
>> me.
>
> And there is nothing wrong with that. However, I would not want to
> formalize this any more: in principle, it should be possible for
> anybody to who as an OS X box to step in and validate a certain OS X
> patch. Given the various compile farms, really anybody could help.

What I intended to say was almost the opposite of how it came out 
(apparently). Because certain areas are deemed the responsibility of 
certain people the other developers tend to use their SEP field on them.
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