[ros-dev] Re: Vote: code auditing
turnerb7 at msu.edu
Fri Feb 24 03:35:06 CET 2006
" B - Sections of ReactOS which require auditing are 'locked', that being
that the source is fully available to download and build, but no
development work should be undertaken until the said code has passed the
audit. The lock will be removed only when that section of code has been
I have asked 3-4 times but still havent got an answer as far as I can tell. Does the definition of "audit" in the pharse mean the code needs to be looked through and documented and bad code be marked. Or does it mean all that and the marked code needs to be rewritten for it to be considered "audited".
P.S. If the formatting is messed up in this email, im sorry.
Ged Murphy wrote:
> Ged Murphy wrote:
>> Vote topic : Ensure code auditing is carried out
>> Start date : 16/02/06
>> Period : 7 days discussion, 7 days voting
>> With the success of proposal B in the recent vote and the old
>> repository reopening for business, we need to discuss ways to ensure
>> the code is audited and doesn't take a backseat.
>> Following the correct voting procedure, there will be a 7 day
>> discussion period, followed by a 7 day voting period.
>> Until this decision is made, I propose for the repository to be fully
>> open, with developers being diligent with their actions.
>> This topic has been discussed somewhat between developers, although
>> not extensively.
>> Two viable proposals have so far been put forward and are as follows :
>> A - The repository is completely open to all development and ReactOS
>> developers must take it upon themselves to ensure all code is audited.
>> B - Sections of ReactOS which require auditing are 'locked', that
>> being that the source is fully available to download and build, but
>> no development work should be undertaken until the said code has
>> passed the audit. The lock will be removed only when that section of
>> code has been audited.
>> Discussion of these topics and any further proposals should be in
>> reply to this topic.
> The poll is has been opened in the forums.
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