[webkit-dev] Changes to the WebKit2 development process

Sam Weinig weinig at apple.com
Wed Jan 9 10:37:04 PST 2013

On Jan 9, 2013, at 8:10 AM, Gustavo Noronha Silva <gns at gnome.org> wrote:

> On Qua, 2013-01-09 at 12:04 +0200, Thiago Marcos P. Santos wrote:
>>> I think the fact that the regular WebKit review process stops at the boundary
>>> of WebKit2 should be documented in the WebKit Committers and Reviewer Policy.
>> Agree. And please clarify on the policy if we are talking about
>> everything inside the WebKit2/ directory or if we have exceptions. It
>> is not clear to me if port specific code is covered by this rule and
>> should by reviewed by the owners. And what about code shared by Qt,
>> GTK and EFL (i.e. Platform/CoreIPC/unix/) but not used by Mac?
> Curious about this myself, I just reviewed a patch only affecting the
> GTK-specific parts of WebKit2, I believe that is OK? Should we ammend
> the Owners file to include information about port-specific directories
> and reviewers?
> Cheers,

At this point, we ask that all completely non-trivial patches be reviewed by an owner, even if in port specific code.

- Sam

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