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Subject: Re: Flyspray

Re: Flyspray

From: Paul Louden <>
Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2006 04:36:35 -0500

What do you mean by "all patches are announced via an email?"

Not everyone announces their patches on the list, and there's also great
benefit in putting patches in front of the eyes of the general public for
discussion. That way more users know of its existence, and can comment on
bugs it causes etc, more easily.

On 6/28/06, Mike Holden <> wrote:
> Paul Louden said:
> > Actually, if you look at my "New Forum Proposal" sticky in the general
> > discussion forum, I do believe one of the changes I would like to make
> > is to have two forums specifically for the purpose of discussing patches
> > (as an alternative to the comments on the patches at Flyspray, which
> > seem a little out of the way for the general public, and a better place
> > for specific questions from devs, and patch update postings). The idea
> > would be to still have the patches on the tracker, but also to have the
> > author post a link in the patch entry to the forum thread, and a link in
> > the first post on the thread to the tracker entry. The two forums would
> > be for "Plugins" and "Non-plugin Patches."
> >
> > Of course, these will only go into effect if I'm reasonably certain I
> > won't get chewed out for doing it, and there's still a large weakness in
> > the new forum proposal (lack of hardware specific forums entirely, which
> > resolves some issues, but introduces new ones since there are *some*
> > hardware specific questions).
> Since all patches are announced via an email if you are subscribed, I
> don't really see the point of this. If you want to follow up via email
> rather than flyspray, then simply post to the rockbox-dev list instead.
> THere's a lot to be said for followups to be kept within the thread on
> flyspray though, so they are all kept together.
> --
> Mike Holden
Received on 2006-06-28

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