From: Blue Lizard (email@example.com)
Date: Wed May 08 2002 - 01:43:24 EDT
I didn't mention the bonobo before, since we had discussed it on irc,
but I entirely agree. It does not (or should not, and does not in
theory) affect the app itself. All I think you want is for the control
to be compatible with stable (there actually are evo users that don't
build from cvs on a daily basis o-:). So really, the only thing I would
like to see clarified is how far builds depend on it. Obviously,
nothing bonobo should be depended upon by a non-gnome build, but will
gnome builds depend on it or will it be an ifdef?
Regardless, I don't think anyone disagrees/disputes this with you
On Wed, 2002-05-08 at 00:10, Martin Sevior wrote:
> On Wed, 8 May 2002, [iso-8859-1] Andrew Dunbar wrote:
> > --- Blue Lizard <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: >
> > Greetings.
> > > I would like to apply for the position of stable
> > > branch maintainer.
> > > Nothing would please me more than to contribute to
> > > abisource to the best
> > > of my ability, and I believe that this is a position
> > > I could handle. I
> > > think, though, my feelings differ from Martin's in
> > > one area. "Cajoling
> > > developers into helping backports of
> > > features/bugfixes if needed" (MS)
> > > -- I would expect very few if any feature backports.
> > > Possibly small
> > > impexp items, but not too much in the way of
> > > features.
> > I absolutely agree with this sentiment.
> > The whole premise of a stable version is that it
> > stays stable, in fact becomes *more* stable.
> > In general no new features should be admitted.
> > In practice, very minor new features which consist of
> > only a few lines could go in but nothing capable of
> > introducing new bugs that would require debugging
> > both versions.
> I was specifically thinking og the bonobo work which I really would like
> to be in the stable branch too. It doesn't affect the operation of the
> rest of the application. Or if does, the effect is obvious that it is easy
> to correct.
> Bonobo embedding is already in the stable branch but the last couple of
> days work from Dom, which really advanced things a lot, aren't there yet.
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