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From Carlos Rovira <carlos.rov...@codeoscopic.com>
Subject Re: [MENTORS] Current Branching Strategy Vote Results
Date Wed, 15 Aug 2012 10:03:50 GMT
And maybe any one those you mention need to tweak some core part that is
used along the software like us?

In our case we have a core piece called UIComponent composed over 14-15k
lines of code that are "flex" itself.

If we plan to refactor and rethink that core piece we will do over several
weeks until it was done. People doing it can't made in whiteboards and it's
not a one-man-task.

This kind of task need to be done in team and with a SCM prepared for that.

If you don't set the SCM before start, no body will go to that task.

The problem here is that we are thinking on it us "just a tool", and it's
not. It's a model development for people that has many things to do in a
day a can't invest the time it will be if we do with ancestral tooling and
development models.

As I said before, it's not a matter of "how big" our project is (or the
others) is about the task we want to accomplish here.

If we plan only to make additive task, SVN will be sufficient for me, but I
think that is not the plan, isn't it?

2012/8/15 Bertrand Delacretaz <bdelacretaz@apache.org>

> Hi Carlos,
> On Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 11:01 AM, Carlos Rovira
> <carlos.rovira@codeoscopic.com> wrote:
> > ...the problem is not about tooling. Is about the things we plan to do.
> The
> > revision and transformation of the core at flex...
> I guess that's where the disconnect is, I hear you and others saying
> "we plan to do big things" but I see just small things (besides code
> donations) happen at [1]. If you or others can show concrete examples
> (i.e. code) of those big things that are impossible to do with svn
> that might help change your mentors' opinions. And in the meantime,
> there's probably lots of small to medium things to do to improve Flex
> anyway.
> > ...If there's a development
> > model based on SVN chaos, nobody will spend an hour to make it happen...
> Nobody said svn chaos...there are some serious projects like Hadoop,
> httpd, Lucene, Solr for example which have *tons* more activity than
> Flex currently has, and they're doing just fine with svn.
> -Bertrand
> [1]
> http://svnsearch.org/svnsearch/repos/ASF/search?path=%2Fincubator%2Fflex

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