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From Shane Curcuru <>
Subject Re: FAQ on patch contributions
Date Tue, 25 Oct 2011 14:52:07 GMT
Excellent stuff, and definitely needed.

On 10/25/2011 10:44 AM, Marcus (OOo) wrote:
> Am 10/25/2011 04:31 PM, schrieb Pedro Giffuni:
>> --- On Tue, 10/25/11, Rob Weir<> wrote:
>>> 2) Do we have a strong preference for whether patches are
>>> submitted to
>>> the ooo-dev list or via Bugzilla? Or are both
>>> acceptable?
>> Both are acceptable and are covered by clause 5 of the
>> AL2. I personally prefer bugzilla because the list
>> sometimes filters patches.
> +1
> IMHO BZ seems to be the more logical part to "host" patches. Even when
> knowing the famous sentence "If it doesn't happen on the list, ...". ;-)
> When the Dev would write a short mail to the list with a link to the BZ
> issue, it would be perfect.

+1 for encouraging Bugzilla patches, since once the project is 
comfortable with the BZ categories, etc. it's easier to track items.

See Also:, which is a publicly archived 
mailing list that all BZ status changes are mirrored to - very helpful 
if folks want to track bugs.  Some projects have that stuff come to the 
dev@ list, but here it's a separate issues@ list.

Archives are at both:

- Shane

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