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From Martin Wegner <>
Subject Re: To release or not to release?
Date Mon, 22 Nov 2004 16:04:17 GMT

As someone who is anxiously waiting for any release of this project, I am
all for the pushing of something so that us folks who only work with
binary releases can contribute/provide feedback.  Go for it!


--- Alex Karasulu <> wrote:

> Hi all,
> After a few conversations with some peeps at A/C I've come to the 
> conclusion that we should shoot for a release even though we are still 
> under incubation.  Why?  Because I think this will push us to do things 
> like:
>  o clean up the build,
>  o update documents and site,
>  o fix critical bugs, 
>  o get JIRA in order,
>  o get everything building with gump,
>  o tag things in subversion so new development can progress
> It will also help us see how many active people we have on this team.  
> I'm seeing more an more of use being active and I think we're reaching 
> critical mass.  A release will help us see just how well we can band 
> together to get some serious work done and who will come out of the wood
> work to help with that.
> Keep in mind we may have to try over and over again to get a release of 
> some kind out the door.  It may take a while.  We may even graduate 
> incubator before this happens - who knows?  All I'm saying is this is a 
> good way to test our selves.   However there are areas where we will be 
> branching before this for new experimental changes like what Trustin 
> would like to do with SEDA and Alan and I would like to do with
> Snickers.
> Thoughts?
> Alex

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