[Mono-dev] Fork of certmgr - any ideas?
artur.peka at gmail.com
Wed Jan 21 20:34:56 UTC 2015
OpenSSL is a good example where 'sticking to original coding style' may
lead to :)
You're making a big fuss about 700 lines of code. That amount is totally
manageable by one person. Given that I even intend to backport the fixes I
don't understand about what of kind of 'ethics' we can talk here.
On Jan 21, 2015 1:16 AM, "Miguel de Icaza" <miguel at xamarin.com> wrote:
> 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
>>>> 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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