[webkit-dev] The tree is on fire: a tragedy of the commons

Alex Milowski alex at milowski.com
Fri Feb 26 07:12:54 PST 2010

On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 7:09 AM, Eric Seidel <eric at webkit.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 4:14 AM, Kenneth Christiansen
> <kenneth.christiansen at openbossa.org> wrote:
>>> 1) Contributor uploads patch and nominates it for review.
>>> 2) Patch vetted by the EWS on numerous platforms.
>> When a non-committer uploads a patch, it is not being vet by EWS. I
>> know that is due to security issues. It would be really nice with an
>> option for a reviewer to accept it to run on the EWS.
> The only EWS which requires committer access is Mac-EWS.  All other
> EWS bots will run any patch.

Why is that?   That's the platform I'm most interested in see run.

--Alex Milowski
"The excellence of grammar as a guide is proportional to the paucity of the
inflexions, i.e. to the degree of analysis effected by the language

Bertrand Russell in a footnote of Principles of Mathematics

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