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[tor-talk] Input and Feedback for Tor stuff (was: Re: Tor 0.2.6.2-alpha is now released!)
01.01.2015, 21:56 Nick Mathewson:
> On Dec 31, 2014 3:03 PM, "Sebastian G. <bastik.tor>" <
> bastik.tor@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> 31.12.2014, 19:27 Nick Mathewson:
>> Happy New Year to everyone.
>> Some stuff could have been called "Minor changes" to silence people that
>> grep for "bugfix" and count the occurrences, although there were no bugs
>> fixed, just changes.
> Yeah, it's often a matter of opinion what to call a bug and what to call a
> missing feature.
> Say, everybody who is looking for issues in the changelog: would there be
> a good way to involve you earlier next time? It seems that before I put a
> release out is when I need the most feedback, but also when I have to beg
> the most to get it. Maybe I should get a mail out to tor-talk a day or two
> *before* the next release, to better make use of this help.
I was not looking for issues, specifically. I was interested in what the
changes are, not if there are any mistakes. Reading it because of
interest in it will be my primary concern.
I don't know if I would be good at finding mistakes, but the more people
try the better.
Sending a draft to tor-talk would certainly work for me. I'd prefer if
it is obvious that it is a draft. Before you resurrected tor-announce I
saw a change-log on tor-talk and went to the Tor website to download the
latest binary. So saying it's a draft in the subject helps to avoid
Sending to tor-talk would also work, because there are lots of people on it.
How about another list like tor-feedback for general things to review
(e.g no patches, no code, no proposals)? Interested people could
subscribe (I would) and get drafts of the change-log to review for
errors. This could include things like blog entries that have to be
reviewed or the Tor Newsletter in its RC state.
I'm open to other suggestions.
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