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Re: Finalizing the definition of 1.8.0

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2012 14:45:32 -0400

On Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 12:59 PM, Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com> wrote:
> On 15.08.2012 18:21, C. Michael Pilato wrote:
>> Inherited Properties: Paul has the basic property inheritence and local
>> caching mechanism working on his branch, and almost ready to begin
>> validating his approach by implementing one of our wishlist items (inherited
>> default ignores, or inherited default auto-props). Paul, Mark and I agree
>> that we needn't verify that server-dictated configuration is All Good(tm)
>> before deeming the inherited properties work trunk-worthy, but we also
>> realize that
> I'd be quite happy if 1.8 had inherited properties and the actual
> server-directed configuration goodies happened in 1.9, if that got 1.8
> released a couple months sooner.

The feeling of Paul, Mike and myself was that this feature should not
take very long to implement if the inherited properties feature does
what it is intended to do. I do not think right now we are waiting
for any one specific feature to land. If it got to the point that we
were just waiting for this, then I would agree with you. Right now,
it does not seem like it will be a problem to get this done before we

> Of the two initial config options, I think default auto-props are more
> likely to be immediately useful to users than inherited ignores -- i.e.,
> I'm aware of users asking for the former, but not that much for the latter.

Agreed. I said the same thing.

Mark Phippard
Received on 2012-08-15 23:05:29 CEST

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