[Gluster-devel] Could we add a MAINTAINERS file to the glusterfs sources?
vbellur at redhat.com
Mon Nov 18 18:34:29 UTC 2013
On 11/18/2013 11:58 PM, John Mark Walker wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
>> Sounds like a good idea. A good way to figure out reviewers for a
>> particular directory might be to identify members in the community who
>> have contributed and/or reviewed more than X percentage of patches in
>> that particular directory. X should be significant and a good starting
>> value can be 25.
> I just want to point out that all contributors to the Gluster code base are "in the community." There is no such thing as a non-community contributor to the GlusterFS code base.
I started out with "active contributors".. but subsequently dropped the
active bit as I thought it would be restrictive :).
>> In the case of we not having even a single individual who exceeds X, we
>> can pick up the top 2-3 reviewers/code contributors.
> See above - this means that Red Hat employees are also included here. Even you :)
I don't have any doubts about that :).
> Not sure if I'm misunderstanding you, but the implication, as I interpreted it, was that somehow Red Hat contributors are not "in the community." I just want to point out that this is incorrect. If that was not your intent and I completely misunderstood, then my apologies :)
> My 0.02 - a MAINTAINERS or CONTRIBUTORS file is a great idea. Niels, are you volunteering? :)
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