[OpenLayers-Dev] Review of patches, etc.

Cameron Shorter cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Sat Dec 15 14:17:32 EST 2007

+1. My experience with Mapbuilder is that developers are generally 
respectful and good at identifying when to ask for comment and when to 
"just fix the typo".

Christopher Schmidt wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 15, 2007 at 08:56:32AM -0500, John R. Frank wrote:
>> Chris, sounds like a good idea.
>> Is it sufficient to request that the committer make detailed comments in
>> the SVN commit -m?  Or should every one-liner have a ticket opened and
>> closed by the committer?
> I don't think we need tickets for everything. Any significant changes --
> changes that you would want mentioned in a changelog -- should end up
> with a ticket, because that's how we track for mentioning them in
> release notes/news for the next release. Sufficiently detailed commit
> messages seem fine to me for the common case where a bug is fixed 'on
> the fly' -- it will likely be a single line change that this kind of
> thing is affected for.
> So yeah, I'd say it only needs a ticket if you think that it's something
> that's going to be mentioned in release notes. Anything that's simple
> bugfixing doesn't need that.
> Of course, tickets should continue to be opened by users who know a
> problem, but not a fix :) Or with patches for those who don't have
> commit rights. 
> Regards,

Cameron Shorter
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