WordPress Openness (was Re: [wp-hackers] UI development for 1.6)
Dr Tarique Sani
tarique at sanisoft.com
Thu Jun 23 10:52:12 GMT 2005
Matt Mullenweg wrote:
> Committing != community status. It simply is a way to ensure that all
> the code that goes into the core is reviewed before being distributed
> to the world.
> Many original developers, yourself included, haven't contributed
> enough code lately (the past year or so) to warrant commit access.
> Most patches that come in still require a fair amount of editing.
> (There are exceptions like mdawaffe, and Ryan back in the day.) Adding
> lanes to a highway doesn't make traffic any faster, and having
> everybody and their brother mucking around directly with the core
> would not make development any faster. (This is a separate issue from
> having modules or sections that people take ownership for, which we
> need to do more of.)
> I noticed you did not complain about the hundreds of thousands of WP
> blogs that link to you out of the box.
I simply lurk here BUT I have to say that on this one I am with Matt and
agree to what Fahim has said
Just my .2p
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