On Fri, Sep 24, 2010 at 11:35 AM, Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name> wrote:
> C. Michael Pilato wrote on Fri, Sep 24, 2010 at 10:27:35 -0400:
>> On 09/24/2010 08:46 AM, Geoff Rowell wrote:
>> > Is it too late to backport it for the upcoming release?
>> It's not about the timing, really. We don't introduce new features in patch
>> releases. Now, that said, svnmucc isn't really part of our core product, so
>> perhaps it doesn't fall into this restriction. I wonder what other devs
>> think about this?
> I'm fine with backporting patches that, formally, add a new feature
> (e.g., a new --option flag), given that they are localized and not
> overly invasive. (I wouldn't support a backport that adds a new feature
> but rewrites half of the internals.)
I would add the further thought that as this is a "tool" rather than a
first-class component, I think we can play a little bit looser with
Received on 2010-09-24 18:47:09 CEST