Web Server Bug
mmcgrath at redhat.com
Mon Jun 18 15:45:01 UTC 2007
David Douthitt wrote:
> Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
>> On Sat, 2007-06-16 at 20:36 -0500, David Douthitt wrote:
>>> Mike McGrath wrote:
>>>> Yes, the code dump is ugly but the accounts system is being completely
>>>> re-written so all work to fix the current system has basically been
>>>> put on hold, though the complaint you have is a common one.
>>> Another thing that comes to mind - I don't know if this is already
>>> or if the discussion on it has already been thrashed to death - but why
>>> not use Subversion and two different branches, one being a development
>>> branch and one a stable branch? Innumerable projects do this already,
>>> including FreeBSD, Linux, Samba, and who knows how many more.....
>> Two different branches of what? The website?
> Two branches of the code being used in the web site - "the accounts
> system" for example. If the complaint is a common one, it would be
> better (I would argue) to fix the problem immediately in one branch of
> the software and let development continue separately. Doing this
> fixes the problem, reduces support questions, reduces time spent
> answering the same question over and over, and improves the stability
> and quality of the overall product while improving the user experience
> and perceptions at the same time.
Quoted from earlier:
"Yes, the code dump is ugly but the accounts system is being completely
re-written so all work to fix the current system has basically been put
on hold, though the complaint you have is a common one."
Anyone is welcome to submit a patch though I'd prefer they spend that
time working on the new account system instead.
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