Needed change in governance

Stelian Ionescu sionescu at
Fri Sep 16 22:38:56 UTC 2016

On Fri, 2016-09-16 at 12:23 -0500, Robert Goldman wrote:
> I can no longer be the maintainer of ASDF unless I gain some control
> over the contents of the repository.
> Right now, I am just reacting to changes other people are making.
> This
> is ok if I am in the loop, but if other developers are simply wading
> into the repository and committing changes that I have no idea are
> coming, then I cannot do my job.
> The last straw for me was last night's commits, which
> completely blind-sided me and also invalidated work-in-progress I had
> outstanding.
> So, we need to either
> 1. develop some informal means of clearing coming commits through me,
> perhaps using this mailing list;
> 2. lock out other developers and change the main repository only
> through
> merge requests (this is not my favored alternative, as it requires
> more
> busy work on my part); or

I think this would be the best choice. ASDF is no longer in need of
quick changes so delaying commits and pondering longer by way of a code
review would be better.

Stelian Ionescu a.k.a. fe[nl]ix
Quidquid latine dictum sit, altum videtur.

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