Proposal: Change to library proposal process

Johan Tibell johan.tibell at
Wed Jan 5 14:01:56 CET 2011

On Wed, Jan 5, 2011 at 1:53 PM, Duncan Coutts
<duncan.coutts at> wrote:
> At the moment I think we too often refer changes to the libs review
> process when they don't change an API and it would be fine for some
> suitable individual to review the patch and apply directly. So, yes I
> agree we should have maintainers (individuals or teams) for the core
> libs, but that API additions/changes should still go through a
> community API review process. The maintainers can help contributors
> with that process, indeed if the maintainer thinks the change is
> sensible they could lead that process themselves.

I don't think anyone would be willing to be a maintainer under those
conditions. Any volunteers?


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