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Month: December 2011

Re: [trinity-users] Upgrades to TDE 3.5.13 ...

From: Jorge Gonçalves <jmg.correio@...>
Date: Tue, 6 Dec 2011 10:08:02 -0200
On Mon, Dec 5, 2011 at 7:02 PM, Calvin Morrison <mutantturkey@...> wrote:
> . Stability is always first and foremost. But if the current version has
> stability issues that are compromising the users ability to work, shouldn't
> we be focusing on that as well.
> This is where maintainers come in. we have over 50 patches already sitting
> in Bugzilla, and many other bugs already have workarounds. It's up to them
> to push these patches out before the next release, if they feel that is
> their job.
> As for Arch Linux, we maintain strictly vanilla upstream sources. What can
> happen when you have maintainers doing more than just maintaining packages
> is not good. It can end up with a lot of system specific hacks or even
> outdated repositories (like ones currently still supporting GNOME2 or
> vanilla KDE3 branches) which become convoluted messes (ahem).
> And once nightly builds become available again, the latest and most
> unstable, but also the one getting bugfixes, will be there for anyone who
> needs it.
> Calvin Morrison.


This comment by Calvin is very relevant!

And remember that, even if 3.5.13 is very stable and has no *serious*
bug, for many people, small annoying little problems repeated over and
over again tend to become a "greater" problem!

And that could push users away from TDE...