Comment made by: jafingerhut
Looks like you have navigated the steps for creating a patch in the desired format, and attaching it to a JIRA ticket, just fine. I see your name on the list of contributors, which is a precondition before a patch can be committed to Clojure or a contrib library.
You've gotten past what are actually the easier parts. There is still the issue of whether this ticket is even considered by the Clojure core team to be an enhancement worth making a change to Clojure. Take a look at the JIRA workflow here if you haven't seen it already and are curious: http://dev.clojure.org/display/community/JIRA workflow
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