[Development] Maintainership of QtNetwork

Lorn Potter lorn.potter at gmail.com
Tue Nov 5 11:11:45 CET 2013

On 5 Nov 2013, at 8:04 pm, Peter Hartmann <phartmann at blackberry.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> I also think having 2 maintainers versus 1 maintainer for QtNetwork will 
> not matter much in practice; but if people demand to have one single 
> go-to person I am also fine with either of us taking that role.

I don't have a problem with two maintainers in this area, either. 

> Peter
> On 11/04/2013 09:38 PM, Richard Moore wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I think there's a valid question in who gets to be the arbiter should
>> Peter and I disagree on something, however between Peter, Shane and I
>> we've been working with pretty much this model anyway - I can't
>> imagine that any of us would allow something through that one of the
>> others disagreed with. In a situation like this, then we always have
>> Lars as a tie breaker with his chief maintainer hat on

+1 Even _with_ only one maintainer in an area, the chief maintainer is the arbiter.

>> I'd guess that any likely tie in this situation would be more along
>> the lines of /should/ we support a feature rather than how the feature
>> is supported. I don't see this being a problem based on the way we've
>> managed to run stuff for the last couple of years, but if we really
>> need a designated QtNetwork tie breaker, then really either of us
>> could be that person. It seems a but academic to me since Peter, Shane
>> and I have been collaborating on the network stack since opengov
>> started, so this isn't a new team or any kind of dramatic change.
>> I don't mind how people want this to be handled. Joint maintainership
>> or a designated tie breaker is fine with me.
>> Cheers
>> Rich.
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