July 27th, 2004

amused, happy
  • mart

Zilla Procedure

What's the current officially-blessed procedure for drawing attention to Zilla patches for commit? Previously it was to add the “patch” keyword, and then that was supplemented by “reviewed” to separate it from patches which require some peer-review first, and now neither work because no-one ever looks at the Zilla patches-waiting list to see what's ready.

Recently I've just been adding someone relevant from Danga to the CC: list for bugs with trivial patches that I knew would just require visual inspection at most, but I know that in the past that angered the staff when it was done en-masse, and on patches which required more meticulous review. The question is, then… what should I (and others) be doing to flag a ready patch?

There's not much point in Zilla and the dev community being “alive” if the patches just sit there stagnating forever.