Re: Bits from the release team and request for discussion
On Tue, Aug 25 2009, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 10:07:43AM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>> Hmm? Why haven't these patches been sent upstream, then? I have
>> been also working at devotee-ng, which will have a plug-in
>> architecture, to allow votes to add in dfferent pre-processing stacks
>> (mime/gpg-decrypt, vs plain ballot vs DB lookup), to bypass checks
>> (gpg, ldap), or add new ones, and to change the vote tallying
>> algorithm, and add in new response/publish modules.
> Patches are here
> They haven't been forwarded upstream *yet* because they haven't yet
> been polished up for integration. I'm sure you, rightful, wouldn't
> have liked patches which look more than ad-hoc customization than
> generally reusable code.
Thanks for the git repo pointer. I appreciate the opportunity to
look at the kinds of changes you have needed, and will see if I can
incorporate them into the next version of devotee I am (stalled on)
> FWIW, I also had trouble in finding the actual code which is running
> for regular votes injected in a VCS. AFAICT, the working copy on
> master differs from the one in git.d.o which I've cloned from. This
> seems to make a bit harder to contribute code back.
Hmm? The last vote I ran, I thought I was in sync between my git
version and the code that ran. Perhaps there have been changes made on
vote.d.o; I'll see if I can merge those back when I have time to work
Beware of the Turing Tar-pit in which everything is possible but nothing
of interest is easy.
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.debian.org/~srivasta/>
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