From: Bastien <email@example.com> To: Tim Cross <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: email@example.com Subject: Re: Concerns about community contributor support Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 07:00:21 +0200 Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> (raw) In-Reply-To: <email@example.com> (Tim Cross's message of "Mon, 26 Apr 2021 10:23:12 +1000") Hi Tim, thank you very much for your detailed answer. Tim Cross <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > Yes, but with some caveats. Thank you! > For these reasons, I'm probably not the best person to assist with the > review and guidance for patches aimed at adding/extending functionality. The role of a "contributor steward" is to address the issues Timothy originally raised about contributors not receiving answers when they take the time to send a patch or a bug report, it is not about making technical decisions. Of course, your advice as a long-time user on these decisions is always very welcome. > However, I would be happy to > > - Assist in trying to reproduce and confirm bugs > - Assist in extracting additional information and providing > guidance/clarification for bug reports > - Assist with documentation > - Provide some guidance on patches, particularly bug fixes. That's exactly what is badly needed to discharge core maintainers from routine tasks and to let them focus on technical stuff. This has basically been my role in my early years of maintainership: making sure to keep this list as welcoming as possible, to continue to attract new people with new ideas (and new bug report). This is a somewhat undervalued role, but a deeply necessary one -- so again, thanks for helping here. > My time availability can vary greatly depending on work. That's no problem. We have a team of Tim's :) > Also, as a > blind user, my ability to reproduce bugs can sometimes be hampered by > the necessity of running Emacspeak in conjunction with org mode (they > can sometimes interfere with each other). However, apart from that, more > than happy to help where I can, so if your happy, sign me up! If the task becomes too much for you, you can always say that you won't be available for a while. Thanks!
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2021-04-26 5:01 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 55+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2021-04-16 18:43 Timothy 2021-04-17 23:29 ` Thomas S. Dye 2021-04-18 1:56 ` Tim Cross 2021-04-18 19:39 ` Timothy 2021-04-18 22:45 ` Tim Cross 2021-04-19 21:43 ` David Masterson 2021-04-19 22:21 ` Gustav Wikström 2021-04-23 0:16 ` David Masterson 2021-04-19 23:46 ` Tim Cross 2021-04-20 8:21 ` Tom Gillespie 2021-04-23 0:34 ` David Masterson 2021-04-20 9:28 ` Jean Louis 2021-04-23 0:38 ` David Masterson 2021-04-18 5:04 ` Timothy 2021-04-18 18:45 ` Thomas S. Dye 2021-04-18 19:12 ` Timothy 2021-04-18 19:46 ` Thomas S. Dye 2021-04-18 19:59 ` Timothy [not found] ` <a64adc3de7be49039372851ea31e4f7c@VI1PR0102MB3327.eurprd01.prod.exchangelabs.com> 2021-04-19 10:04 ` Eric S Fraga 2021-04-20 3:54 ` Timothy 2021-04-19 22:07 ` Gustav Wikström 2021-04-21 9:33 ` Jean Louis 2021-04-21 9:50 ` Tim Cross 2021-04-21 10:25 ` Heinz Tuechler 2021-04-21 12:55 ` ian martins 2021-04-21 13:07 ` Timothy [not found] ` <1c557c0e35e04440ba2dadfe57e5b590@VI1PR0102MB3327.eurprd01.prod.exchangelabs.com> 2021-04-21 13:27 ` Eric S Fraga 2021-04-21 15:31 ` ian martins 2021-04-21 15:38 ` Bruce D'Arcus 2021-04-21 19:35 ` Tim Cross 2021-04-22 0:36 ` ian martins 2021-04-22 0:48 ` Tim Cross 2021-04-22 2:35 ` Timothy 2021-04-22 5:14 ` Maintaining babel packages — a list of packages that need help? Dr. Arne Babenhauserheide 2021-04-22 10:10 ` ian martins 2021-04-26 7:25 ` Bastien 2021-04-22 10:00 ` Concerns about community contributor support ian martins 2021-04-21 19:31 ` Tim Cross 2021-04-25 4:30 ` Bastien 2021-04-25 5:52 ` Contributor Steward role (was Re: Concerns about community contributor support) Timothy 2021-04-25 7:13 ` Bastien 2021-04-25 6:17 ` Concerns about community contributor support Tim Cross 2021-04-25 7:19 ` Bastien 2021-04-26 0:23 ` Tim Cross 2021-04-26 5:00 ` Bastien [this message] 2021-04-26 6:07 ` Tim Cross 2021-04-26 7:34 ` Bastien 2021-04-25 10:10 ` Help with reproducing bugs reported on this list (was: Concerns about community contributor support) Bastien 2021-04-27 6:28 ` Help with reproducing bugs reported on this list Bastien 2021-04-25 21:40 ` Concerns about community contributor support Nick Savage 2021-04-26 7:22 ` Bastien 2021-04-29 14:07 ` D 2021-04-29 14:16 ` Bastien 2021-04-29 14:44 ` D 2021-04-29 14:29 ` Ihor Radchenko
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