gerv at mozilla.org
Mon Jan 24 22:46:37 UTC 2005
Christopher Hicks wrote:
> On Sun, 23 Jan 2005, Gervase Markham wrote:
>> People seem to be persistently misunderstanding me ;-)
> Disagreement does not necessarily imply misunderstanding.
Indeed not. But people do seem to be replying to my messages countering
"arguments" I never actually made...
>> We should aim to make releases every X months (where people seem to
>> think X is 6). But if a release takes 8 months because people are
>> busy, or it takes a long time to stabilise, or for whatever reason,
>> the next release should be six months beyond that one, not four.
> If it takes a long time to stabilize in one round developers will try
> harder the next time to stabilize things faster.
Hmm. That approach worked really well for 2.18, didn't it?
- "It's taking us ages to stabilise!"
- "Well, try harder then!"
Still, it seems I can't talk you guys out of this, so I'll just complete
my Cassandra act by warning that it'll all end in tears, and leave it at
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