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Re: [PATCH]: Transform rules prototype

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: 2005-11-07 18:19:25 CET

Branko Čibej wrote:
> Daniel Berlin wrote:
>> Again, i believe it's way too early for a design doc. You need to have
>> some idea of what kind of ui you actually want before you can work up a
>> design doc.
>> How the heck are you supposed to decide what UI's work if you can't try
>> them in a real world situation?
> O.K., I misunderstood.
> Then may I suggest we do this on a branch?

It's easy enough for me to try out an idea like this by applying a patch mailed
to the list. I think a branch in our repository is only needed if the
development is going to get complex and more than one person is going to be
working on it. I think Daniel means "Let me code some of these ideas: it's the
quickest way to try them out," and not that the code should be committed to the
repository before we're happy with the design. That's quite reasonable: it
saves us trying to imagine what it would be like to use the feature. Daniel, I
hope I understood you better here than I did in that other thread.

- Julian

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