[Mono-dev] Fork of certmgr - any ideas?
Miguel de Icaza
miguel at xamarin.com
Tue Jan 20 23:15:47 UTC 2015
Seems like we have a case of these:
On Tue, Jan 20, 2015 at 4:36 PM, Arthur Peka <artur.peka at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey Andres,
> you don't seem to get my point.
> Firstly, IMO certmgr is *far* better off as a standalone app (not part of
> Mono bundle). That would allow to have much faster development.
> Secondly, from what I know Mono has a lengthy code review process, and
> lack of people who have the right to approve changes. Given that cergmgr is
> not a priority I can imagine how long will it be until request is
> accepted/rejected. I will try to merge my fixes back to certmgr, however,
> and I'm more than sure it will be *months *before any action is taken.
> Hope I'm wrong.
> And lastly, I'm using Visual Studio style as opposed to Mono style.
> On Tue, Jan 20, 2015 at 4:27 PM, Andres G. Aragoneses <knocte at gmail.com>
>> On 17/01/15 21:22, Arthur Peka wrote:
>>> Hello mono devs,
>>> as you know, currently certmgr is bundled with Mono which IMO slows its
>>> development progress. There are some known bugs
>>> <https://bugzilla.xamarin.com/show_bug.cgi?id=3516>, and I think overall
>>> user experience as well as tool's code could be better.
>>> So I decided to make a standalone fork, maybe you have some ideas that
>>> could be implemented?
>>> You can find the fork here <https://github.com/arthur-peka/PowerCertmgr
>> Hey Arthur, do you have any experience in opensource?
>> Forking is only recommended as a last resort, when maintainers are not
>> willing to merge your contributions or your longer-term aspirations for the
>> project differ from theirs, drastically.
>> Have you tried to contribute fixes for the bugs you mention?
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