On the other hand, we don't really want to require all our
contributors to have perfect English. Some of them are Americans,
-- Matt Mackall
If you document it, some idiot will depend on it.
-- Theo de Raadt
The arbitration process is still ongoing, hampered a bit by a full
schedule on all parties' parts. There is a draft solution which is
currently being discussed. Interested people can receive a copy of
the draft solution, but it is private, confidential and anything
We had an irc meeting last week during which the proposed
solutions were discussed. It is however very difficult, not to say
impossible to get agreement from both parties on almost any point
(as would be expected).
-- Boudewijn Rempt
on who gets "KOffice"
Our project has an earned reputation for being rejection-happy
curmudgeons. This is something I heard more than once at
MySQLConf, including from one student who chose to work on Drizzle
instead of PostgreSQL for that reason. I think that we could stand
to go out of our way to be helpful to first-time submitters.
That doesn't mean that we have to accept patches mangled by using
an IDE designed for Java, and which lack test cases. However, we
can be nice about it.
-- Josh Berkus
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