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Re: i guess we're frozen & stuff

From: Andy Wingo
Subject: Re: i guess we're frozen & stuff
Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2009 23:16:04 +0200
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Hi Mike,

On Mon 10 Aug 2009 23:08, Mike Gran <address@hidden> writes:

>> Today's the 10th, we release on the 15th, ergo we're frozen.
> Hmmm.  I should have been watching the clock.  I've left master in
> an odd state w.r.t. strings and chars.  The storage is available for
> non-8-bit strings and chars, but, nothing can be done with them.

Well, I think a certain amount of disrespect for temporal prescriptions
is healthy. Should you manage to push something tomorrow that makes
things monotonically more awesome, I don't think anyone would object :)

The positive effect of this cyclic rhythm is that it allows us to
coordinate our efforts -- we're managing our expectations. The corollary
being, don't mess up Ludovic's expectations of a great release with a
half-baked push :)

>> What does this mean? Well I think the dilly is that we shouldn't be
>> pushing to master, except to fix things that don't work at all, and to
>> update documentation, NEWS, etc.
> Do test-suite tests count?

Tests are welcome!



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