[darcs-users] patch file naming

Zooko O'Whielacronx zooko at zooko.com
Thu Mar 18 13:09:11 UTC 2004

> I guess the social solution to this
> problem is that when accepting patches from untrusted sources, only one
> (trusted) person should accept the patch, and others should take it from
> that person.

Developers can't be relied upon to do this consistently, because if they forget
about this rule and accept a patch directly, and the sender of the patch was
not malicious, then nothing bad happens.  Therefore, people will get in the
habit of doing it the easy way.



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