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Less Rigid Maintainership Structure

Oct 29, 2007, 16:30 (0 Talkback[s])


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"'Quite frankly, at least for me personally, what I would rather have [...] is a less rigid maintainership structure,' Linus Torvalds proposed. He went on to explain, 'let's face it, we are *all* likely to be overworked at different times, and even when not overworked, it's just the fact that people need to take a breather etc. And there is seldom--if ever--a very strong argument for having one person per subsystem.' He noted that git is an excellent tool for spreading out maintenance, then added, 'but even without something like that, I think it's much better to try to find people you can trust, rather than strict maintainership boundaries...'"

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