[Python-Dev] draft of patch guidelines
chad at zetaweb.com
Sun Aug 27 20:12:28 CEST 2006
>> I liked the "patch angel" term in Chad's version. Stating "a Python
>> developer will take a look at your patch" smacks of a guarantee,
>> while Chad's use of "patch angel" and "get the ball rolling" better
>> conveyed the fact that this 5-for-1 rule is simply a practice of some
>> of the volunteers.
> Eh, I still don't like the term. Too hokey. But I did toss in a
> "try" to not make it sound like a guarantee.
Yeah, kind of hokey. I included it because it's succinct and accurate,
and because I assumed there's history to the term. Putting it in quotes
helped w/ the goofiness, I thought.
I believe Skip used the term: any comment, Skip?
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