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Re: svn commit: r1465454 - /subversion/site/publish/docs/release-notes/1.8.html

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Tue, 09 Apr 2013 23:26:06 +0200

On 09.04.2013 21:57, Julian Foad wrote:
>> Branko Čibej wrote:
>>>> URL: http://svn.apache.org/r1465454
>>>> Log:
>>>> * site/publish/docs/release-notes/1.8.html: Add a section about BDB deprecation.
>>> Please review:
>>> http://subversion.apache.org/docs/release-notes/1.8.html#bdb-deprecated
> The opening paragraph sounds rather apologetic. It's good to indicate why we're doing this, but instead of the two sentences starting with "We simply do not have the resources...", shall we say briefly and positively:
> The Subversion developers have decided to deprecate the
> repository
> back-end based on Berkeley DB. The performance and architectural
> enhancements needed in the future will be delivered through the
> FSFS back-end.

I'm fine with that, although I see nothing wrong with telling people
outright to contribute more if they want to keep BDB around indefinitely.

> If we could link to somewhere where the rationale is discussed more fully, that would be a bonus.

A link to the thread(s) in the list archives, perhaps?

-- Brane

Branko Čibej
Director of Subversion | WANdisco | www.wandisco.com
Received on 2013-04-09 23:26:38 CEST

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