[Seaside] Seaside 2.7a1 versions 169

Ron Teitelbaum Ron at USMedRec.com
Mon Feb 12 21:08:54 UTC 2007


Thank you for your comment; that does make sense.  I thought about posting
some changes but after asking Avi first decided against it.  Even though the
repository is public, I guess my feeling was that it would be rude to post
to it without permission.  I'm sure this is how I slipped off the path of

Also I should point out that I asked the question to the list a number of
times about how we should submit suggestions.  I asked about mantis, posting
changes, or sending ideas to the list.  But I didn't get an answer.


> From: Michael Roberts 
> Sent: Monday, February 12, 2007 3:47 PM
> I agree with the general sentiments on both sides of the thread, but
> I am not sure I find this correct:
> > I only suggest that since
> > posting to the main path is intentional it should be respected and
> > that not
> > bothering to include someone else's changes is bad form.
> My understanding from talking to Lukas and Philippe is that anyone
> can post to SqueakSource/Seaside if that is what you mean by the main
> path.  This is to make it easy for the maintainers (anyone who merges
> regularly in the repository) to consider code.  I am free to post
> something bogus to the repository and for it to ultimately cause a
> discussion but no merge.  So I would agree with Philippe that the top
> number has no semantics.  You might have been very fortunate in the
> past the the 'head' revision has always been merged by lukas/philippe/
> michel/avi/whoever and therefore you can trust it because you trust
> these people.  I have had a head revision in the past but I wouldn't
> trust it; it's just a side effect of the upload before a maintainer
> merges it.  Lukas/Philippe do you see it this way?
> What I assume Philippe is saying is that we need some meta
> information in monticello to say 'this' version is the official one.
> I don't know if MCC does this or not.  In the past this has been done
> either via SM releases or more currently via Lukas' installer.  I am
> not sure there is any point to marking individual versions of
> monticello projects official or not.  Increasingly, projects are
> dependent on other projects and therefore they need to be grouped to
> have useful meaning. Is that MCC or does MCC do something else, or a
> subset?
> Cheers,
> Mike

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