Re: Unreviewed patches - is the boat sinking?


On Sun, Apr 13, 2014 at 09:34:01AM +0200, Joanna Larsen wrote:
Hundreds or thousands of people have taken the time to create a patch,
submit it and then heard absolutely nothing back. Any free software project
would crave for even this many contributions alone.

There was a recent discussion about this here:

In a healthy project, some maintainers do only reviews and discuss new 
features. For example Linus do that full time for the kernel, he doesn't 
code anymore. The problem in gnome is that some maintainers are busy 
working on something else. To have more developers and maintainers in 
the long term, reviewing patches is important.


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