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Subject: Re: FS#11686 - Kinetic list scrolling for touchscreen

Re: FS#11686 - Kinetic list scrolling for touchscreen

From: Alex Parker <>
Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2010 00:05:28 +0200

On Monday 25 October 2010 23:57:45 Thomas Martitz wrote:
> On 25.10.2010 23:14, Alex Parker wrote:
> > I think you got no objections after a good number of days, which works
> > for me. I suspect the lack of response may slightly be down to the
> > relative lack of people with touchscreen targets (although a few have
> > android phones).
> >
> > Alex
> The "no objections" system is the system we always used. Now I'm trying
> to test the vote-system which was proposed in the other thread for new
> features. I think "no objections" shouldn't be enough to get something
> in in this system (except maybe in a few rare cases). In fact I don't
> expect objections for this feature, so I would've committed it right
> away in the "no objections" system.
> But "no objections" often also means that people cannot/don't want to
> comment because they don't feel familiar enough with the corresponding
> code. Should we wait for people who feel familiar and comfortable enough
> to vote or should be perhaps ask a few people directly in order to get
> the vote (and explain the problem/feature to them)?
> But I think since we're talking about new features (which also implies
> new code in most cases) here familiarity with the code isn't necessarily
> to give an opinion or even a vote. Voting also doesn't mean code review,
> it's just a +1 or -1 on the feature.
> For bug fixes on the other hand familiarity with the code is more
> important, and hence the vote system not suitable.
> Best regards.

This is all true, but there has to be a cut off somewhere - the week you left
seems reasonable.

Anyway, I'll happily give you a +1 on the feature, so no need for no
objections :)

Received on 2010-10-26

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