[maemo-developers] How to destroy your community

From: Quim Gil quim.gil at nokia.com
Date: Tue Jan 19 16:54:18 EET 2010

ext Andre Klapper wrote:
> Am Dienstag, den 19.01.2010, 15:37 +0200 schrieb Quim Gil:
>> I believe we have to solve other problems before this one e.g.
>> increasing the code contributions in the first place.
> With regard to attaching patches in Bugzilla, it's currently probably
> quite non-attractive because:
>       * It's not clear where which code repositories are located and if
>         the code is free, and if so how up-to-date it is. Carsten Munk
>         is working on providing an overview for this (9.11-04). Of
>         course tarballs are available, but that means hacking ancient
>         code.
>       * Code reviews by maintainers often take way too long. Nokia
>         should put a high priority on any community-provided patches,
>         otherwise contributors get impatient and lose motivation.

Sure, I was thinking about http://maemo.gitorious.org/

> In the long run looking forward to seeing co-maintainership of projects.
> Wondering if anybody has tried yet in the Maemosphere...
> andre

Quim Gil
open source advocate
Maemo Devices @ Nokia
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