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Re: [PATCH]: Transform rules prototype

From: Daniel Berlin <dberlin_at_dberlin.org>
Date: 2005-11-07 23:02:02 CET

On Mon, 2005-11-07 at 17:19 +0000, Julian Foad wrote:
> 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.
>

Yes, you are exactly right in what my intention was.
Of course, if people don't think it's useful enough, i'm happy to just
try this on my own, and see what i think works :)

--Dan

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