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Re: Issue-2897 Branch

From: Kamesh Jayachandran <kamesh_at_collab.net>
Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2008 19:58:07 +0530

Karl Fogel wrote:
> Kamesh Jayachandran <kamesh_at_collab.net> writes:
>> I made my best to explain the implementation.
>> I am always there to explain it, if someone could not understand it.
>> I would have been more happy if I had solid points on how issue-2897
>> branch *fail* to
>> understand the complexity that really others tend to think as existing
>> for quite some time.
>> When I was done with issue-2897 branch work as at r28870, I was going
>> through the logs of 'reintegrate' branch.
>> Unfortunately my top-down approach did not help me in understanding
>> the solution completely.
>> In other words that problem/solution was complex in my eyes.
> Yes, yes! Right! :-)
> I'm definitely not saying that the issue 2897 branch is more complex
> than the reintegrate branch. I'm only saying that enough people (at a
> minimum three, possibly more) understood the reintegrate branch, such
> that we felt safe merging it back to trunk. If we had even three
> people who understood the 2897 branch, we could merge it too. But we
> don't, yet.
> I'm not saying that the reason we don't have those people is your
> fault. It's not -- you've done your best to explain it. I'm merely
> pointing out the reality that, for whatever reason, we don't have
> them. We may get them before 1.5 releases, in which case we should
> merge it; but branching 1.5 should not depend on that.
> (I completely agree with you that, to your eyes, it is reasonable for
> the reintegrate branch to look equally complex.)

Thanks Karl for the clarification.

With regards
Kamesh Jayachandran

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