[Kolab-devel] Code revision for kolab

Thomas Arendsen Hein thomas at intevation.de
Wed Oct 13 10:07:51 CEST 2010

* Gunnar Wrobel <wrobel at kolabsys.com> [20101012 23:55]:
> Zitat von Christoph Wickert <wickert at kolabsys.com>:
> > recently some changes have gone into the repo that confused some  
> > contributors.
> > Therefor it was suggested to introduce code reviews before  
> > committing changes.
> Feels like an unnecessary overhead to me. There was an intense  
> discussion concerning these commits which actually tells me that we do  
> have an active code review process which is alive and kicking.
> I do believe we are all aware that with the start of Kolab Systems the  
> Kolab development sees some new activities, also new people and in  
> general gets a decent shot of new energy.
> It is also obvious that this will not always be without some pain in  
> the one or the other corner. Sometimes old ways will have to be  
> abolished and sometimes new ideas will have to be ignored in favor of  
> the old ways. I consider this process to be "learning" even if it may  
> hurt a little.
> So we are all able to talk with each other and I really would like to  
> avoid adding additional structure, rules or anything that can impede  
> our current progress.


There are many technical ways within Mercurial or with external
tools to enforce or encourage code review of each single change, but
at the moment I don't see enough benefit in this to warrant the
extra step.


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