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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 :)


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