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From Michal Mocny <>
Subject Re: Independent platform release summary
Date Tue, 07 Oct 2014 19:44:11 GMT
Thanks Brian.

Its looking like 3:00 PM EST Tomorrow or 12:00 PM EST Thursday is the best
fit -- but some contributors whose opinions I'm interested in have yet to
fill out the form (looking at you Brian, Jesse, Joe).


On Tue, Oct 7, 2014 at 3:20 PM, Brian LeRoux <> wrote:

> This doc is a really great summary: thank you Michal (and everyone else for
> the input). Super agree with starting from positive goals Marcel.
> I've been asking around other Apache projects (Jackrabbit and Sling) and
> the Gentoo Linux guys. This problem is hard. The good news is: we're not
> the only ones that have run into it. The general consensus I'm getting back
> is to pin the versions sort of like we used to do. So the CLI is version 4
> and then so are the platforms. This means "artificial" tagging of the repos
> in scenarios where one is ready to ship and others are not. It also means
> keeping MASTER green and deploy-able at all times by working from feature
> branches so that a release tag is a trivial annoyance instead of a full
> regression testing cycle. Versions are quite specifically for issue
> tracking so keeping that as simple as possible means higher quality bug
> reporting and (hopefully) resolution.
> Anyhow: look fwd to the conversation. Feels like we're making some
> progress.
> On Tue, Oct 7, 2014 at 12:01 PM, Marcel Kinard <> wrote:
> > On Oct 7, 2014, at 2:13 PM, Michal Mocny <> wrote:
> >
> > > "Do not confuse developers" goal hopefully covers your points about
> > communication and information
> >
> > It partially covers it.
> >
> > To be more explicit, I'm trying to turn a negative goal into a positive
> > goal. So instead of "how do we not mess this up" I'm going for "what are
> we
> > really trying to achieve".
> >
> > And I'm also trying to twist a cordova-dev goal into a cordova-user goal.
> > I don't think we know what the ideal user experience is, so it is hard to
> > talk about how to achieve that.
> >
> >

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