[Python-Dev] Patch 1644818: Allow importing built-in submodules

Mike Klaas mike.klaas at gmail.com
Mon Mar 12 20:09:29 CET 2007

On 3/12/07, Miguel Lobo <mlobol at gmail.com> wrote:

> > Yet, the same can be said for most other patches: they are all for the
> > benefit of users running into the same respective problems.
>  Agreed.  What I mean is that this fasttrack system where the submitter has
> to do some extra work seems to imply that accepting the patch somehow
> benefits the submitter.  In fact I'm probably the person the patch will
> benefit least, because I have already run into the problem and know how to
> solve it.  I feel responsible for defending the patch since I've written it
> and I know the problem it fixes and my solution better than anybody else,
> but I don't see how that responsibility extends to having to do extra
> unrelated work to have the patch accepted.

It is certainly not your _responsibility_ to review additional patches
to get your accepted; without doing so, it likely will be accepted,
eventually (assuming it is correct).

As far as I understand, Martin's offer is purely a personal one:
there is a patch backlog, and if you help clear it out, he will help
your patch get processed faster.


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