[wp-hackers] One CMS to Rule Them All (was This was painful to read...)

Harish Narayanan harish.mlists at gmail.com
Thu Dec 3 00:04:33 UTC 2009

Nathan Rice wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 6:50 PM, Mike Schinkel
> <mikeschinkel at newclarity.net>wrote:
>> I'd be happy to write code, if I knew it would be accepted.
>> I unfortunately can't afford the time to write code that will never be used
>> (I wish I did have the time because I enjoy writing code, but life keeps
>> getting in the way.)
> That is the one risk of doing it that way. Writing code can take a while,
> and it would feel like a waste of time if it wasn't accepted.

Except, of course, it usually isn't a waste of time because you wrote
the code in the first place because it worked (on whatever level) for you!

>> I'd argue it's not those who produce code but those who have commit rights.
>>  The latter get to decide.
> True, but the people who have commit rights:
> 1. got those rights because they wrote patches, even some that probably
> never got into core
> 2. feel much better about accepting patches into core if the patch actually
> gets written :-)



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