On 8/26/07, Andrew Garrett <andrew(a)epstone.net> wrote:
Because bots are an immediate solution that people can
their comfort-zone, whereas learning the MediaWiki codebase would be
much more effort; as well as thinking that you need to either grovel,
or be in an obscure clique of developers to have the patch applied.
(They are wrong on both points).
Well, they're close enough to right about the second point. How many
"patch, need-review" on Bugzilla? 149, over 50% more than the number
of shell bugs. And yet we have a couple of times as many developers
as sysadmins, at least.