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Re: Random Query Generator docs might disappear soon



On 16 Jul 2012, at 22:08, Daniel Bartholomew wrote:

> Elena> But the problem with my modifications is that they currently
> Elena> live in my work tree, I'm still not sure what is the right way
> Elena> to handle it. I see that Oracle guys do merges into the main RQG
> Elena> tree (not Philip), so I guess they kind of "own" it, and I don't
> Elena> know whether I should merge my changes, especially
> Elena> MariaDB-specific parts, into the same tree, or request them to
> Elena> decide whether they want them, or to keep a separate MariaDB
> Elena> tree. So far I've just been merging the main tree into mine, to
> Elena> avoid diversion, but not the other way round.
> Elena> 
> Elena> Any opinions would be appreciated.
> If the Oracle people are willing to merge in your changes and additions
> (including the MariaDB-specific parts) then it would be simpler to just
> use their tree, but if they're unwilling and/or slow to merge in your
> changes then we should probably have our own tree and merge in their
> changes periodically.

I'm all for working on things as one. So if Oracle is willing to merge, or whoever is currently maintaing it merges, it will be awesome. If they are not interested in upstream development, maybe we should become upstream? I don't know if you have such cycles, but it can be done

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