[webkit-dev] Landing your own patches

Evan Martin evan at chromium.org
Wed Oct 14 13:43:58 PDT 2009

On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 9:56 AM, Adam Barth <abarth at webkit.org> wrote:
> WebKit doesn't have the same "green tree" aesthetic as Chromium does.
> I think the main reason is because WebKit gets about half as many
> commits per hour as the main Chromium tree and the commits are more
> spread out over a 24hr period.  Another reason is that the GTK and Qt
> ports have fewer maintainers than the Mac and Windows ports.  If we
> were to close to tree whenever a bot went red (including the GTK and
> Qt ports), folks who were less interested in maintaining those ports
> would end up devoting more time to those ports.  However, the project
> itself doesn't want to play favorites, so we don't want to have an
> official policy of "close the tree for Mac and Windows redness."

I filed
and posted a doc patch there.

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