Changes to review policy

Jim squibblyflabbetydoo at gmail.com
Sat Apr 30 21:36:28 UTC 2016


On Sat, Apr 30, 2016 at 4:32 PM, Jim <squibblyflabbetydoo at gmail.com> wrote:

> - You're deterring potential contributors, because in addition to the
>> technical burden of making things opt-out, now contributors will have to
>> manage politics and make sure they don't end up starting a flame war
>> because they changed some people's habits.
>>
> I don't agree. There are a great many things that contributors can work on
> that aren't particularly controversial, and even in cases where a change
> might be controversial, it's the job of the core Thunderbird team
> (submodule owners, UX peers, etc) to manage the politics and make
> (hopefully!) intelligent decisions about how to change Thunderbird. A new
> contributor should feel that the core
>

Whoops, the end got cut off here. The last sentence should read: "A new
contributor should feel that the core team is there to help guide them in
making positive changes to Thunderbird."
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