Add-on review times at ATN

Mark Rousell mark.rousell at signal100.com
Tue Mar 19 16:28:33 UTC 2019


On 18/03/2019 12:51, Jörg Knobloch wrote:
> On 18/03/2019 13:36, Onno Ekker wrote:
>> As a reviewer I'm always hesitant about reviewing a cloned add-on
>> that fixes compatibility issues. There's a pletora of add-ons in the
>> queue like ...2, ...Improved, ......Continued, ...Updated,
>> Some of the original add-ons have been updated, so the clone isn't
>> needed anymore.
>> In other cases the clone might be needed/ or useful, but it would be
>> better if the new add-on author would have contacted the original one
>> and see if he could also get access to the add-on on ATN.
>
> I'm all in favour of discouraging yet another clone.

Isn't one of the signs of a healthy open source ecosystem plenty of forking?

Shouldn't we be *pleased* that people want to contribute to the
ecosystem, rather than being unhappy about the way that they have done
it? :-)


-- 
Mark Rousell
 
 
 

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