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From Greg Stein <gst...@lyra.org>
Subject Re: documented 1.0 showstoppers
Date Fri, 04 Jun 2004 01:16:06 GMT
On Thu, Jun 03, 2004 at 11:20:26PM +0100, David reid wrote:
>...
> > As Justin pointed out, the users seem to be just fine with it sitting in
> > there. *TODAY*. So why would they suddenly be unhappy with it tomorrow?
> >
> > Release the damned thing as-is.
> >
> > 1.0.0 won't be perfect, but maybe 1.0.1 or 1.1.0 or 2.0.0 will be. As Jeff
> > says, we'll never get there, and never find out at this rate.
> 
> Well, let's have a look at what's been proposed and see what makes sense.
> While I respect Justin's ideas of simply rolling, we have waited a LONG
> time for a 1.0 release so why jump at this point? The point of the
> timetable and it's 2 phases is to build in "thinking" time to try and get
> as many of these issues aired and resolved prior to a 1.0 release.

Because it has been empirically proven that "wait for X" does not work.
Without a change in point-of-view, we'll never get it released. Thus, the
"just ship the frickin' thing" is a way to break out of the deadlock.

Cheers,
-g

-- 
Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/

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