[Bitcoin-development] Random order for clients page

Jeff Garzik jgarzik at exmulti.com
Mon Jul 9 20:44:50 UTC 2012

On Mon, Jul 9, 2012 at 12:04 PM, Gregory Maxwell <gmaxwell at gmail.com> wrote:
> If you had authored this as a pull request rather than making the
> change unilaterally I would have recommended leaving it so the
> reference client was always first. I also would have suggested that it
> use JS randomization instead of jekyll in order to get more even
> coverage, though I think thats a more minor point.

Agreed, and this would be why I support revert -- pull requests are
for anything non-trivial.  This practice of pull requests clearly
should be followed in the case of controversial changes.

> Some people were concerned when this page was created that it would
> just be a source of useless disputes.  I think its becoming clear that
> this is the case. I think the cost of dealing with this page is
> starting to exceed the benefit it provides and we should probably
> consider removing it.

Jeff Garzik
exMULTI, Inc.
jgarzik at exmulti.com

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