RFC: Rename Non-Autpoiesis maintainers category

Seongbae Park (박성배, 朴成培) seongbae.park@gmail.com
Mon Jul 30 16:08:00 GMT 2007


On 7/30/07, Diego Novillo <dnovillo@google.com> wrote:
> On 7/27/07 9:58 AM, Zdenek Dvorak wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> >> I liked the idea of 'Reviewers' more than any of the other options.
> >> I would like to go with this patch, unless we find a much better
> >> option?
> >
> > to cancel this category of maintainers completely?
>
> An interesting idea, but let's discuss that issue separately.  In this
> thread I'm only interested in changing the name of this category.  Not
> discuss whether the category should exist at all.
>
> Since I have not heard any strong opposition to changing the category
> name to 'Reviewers', I will go ahead with this patch later this week.
>
>
> Index: MAINTAINERS
> ===================================================================
> --- MAINTAINERS (revision 126951)
> +++ MAINTAINERS (working copy)
> @@ -231,7 +231,7 @@
> maintainers need approval to check in algorithmic changes or changes
> outside of the parts of the compiler they maintain.
>
> -                       Non-Autopoiesis Maintainers
> +                       Reviewers
>
>  dataflow               Daniel Berlin           dberlin@dberlin.org
>  dataflow               Paolo Bonzini           bonzini@gnu.org
> @@ -251,10 +251,9 @@
>  Fortran                        Paul Thomas             pault@gcc.gnu.org
>
>
> -Note that individuals who maintain parts of the compiler as
> -non-autopoiesis maintainers need approval changes outside of the parts
> -of the compiler they maintain and also need approval for their own
> -patches.
> +Note that individuals who maintain parts of the compiler as reviewers
> +need approval for changes outside of the parts of the compiler they
> +maintain and also need approval for their own patches.

Now that the name has been changed to reviewer, I think
the following wording is slightly better:

While reviewers can approve the changes in the parts of the compiler
they maintain,
they still need approval of their own patches from other maintainers
or reviewers.

>                          Write After Approval    (last name alphabetical
> order)
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