couchdb-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Noah Slater <>
Subject Re: contrib files, svn layout
Date Mon, 24 Aug 2009 16:55:11 GMT
On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 09:28:00AM -0500, Curt Arnold wrote:
> A contribs directory as part of the distribution can become a dumping
> ground of obsolete code that no one can support.  But once it is in the
> distribution, you can feel compelled to never remove it since someone
> perhaps might depend on it.
> Once we have specific stuff that is worthy for release, hopefully it
> would then become obvious whether it should go in the trunk, or whether
> it fits in as a separate plugin or feature distributed separately from
> the main release or packaged with other things into a tools, examples or
> other companion to couchdb .

Having a directory in trunk does not necessarily mean that it is in the release.

Noah Slater,

View raw message