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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: Release Manager - RM
Date Fri, 21 Apr 2006 09:36:49 GMT
Gav.... wrote:
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Ross Gardler []
>>Sent: Friday, 21 April 2006 4:48 PM
>>Subject: Re: Release Manager - RM
>>Ferdinand Soethe wrote:
>>>David Crossley wrote:
>>>>I will. Like last time, i am very pleased if other
>>>>people either help, or actually do it and i will do
>>>>the helping role.
>>>I'm happy to join the worldwide-all night-team with you again.
>>>But since it has been such a long time you'll probably need to refresh
>>>my memory quite a bit.
>>That makes three. Ferdinand was one of those people I suspected would
>>So, lets get on with the important stuff and get those issues closed.
>>Don't wait for everyone else to do it, if you have a spare few hours
>>pick an outstanding issue from the release map for 0.8-dev in Jira and
>>fix it.
> Can someone apply my latest patches, then I can continue to get these
> Finished. I don't want to start any more until these are out the way.

Sorry Gav. We are a bit lax with this aspect of our work.

I'm afraid I, personally do not have the time to apply your patches 
right now (it takes a little time to review them properly and to test 

However, my current main deadline is over at midnight tomorrow. I'll get 
to them early next week if nooned has beaten me to it.

> Whilst on the subject and this is aimed at you Ross :) , See my messages
> For the Citations and Glossary Plugins, confirm that 'see' element is
> Actually for #anchors and 'cite' is for external reference from Glossary
> To Citations.

I was going with lazy consensus on that one, i.e. I didn't disagree, 
therefore I agree. You can always assume this is the case unless you 
state explicitly you want an answer - like you did here.

> I have not yet worked out the best method (or any method yet) for linking
> The cite= from Glossary to point to the Citations. This will have linking
> Implications meaning to me at least that both these plugins are inextricably
> Linked and both must be installed if we are to enable cite= on Glossary,

Actually, this creates a dependency between the glossary and citations 
plugin and the current plugin architectures does not support such 
dependencies. The dispatcher work has such dependencies, but since 
dispatcher is likely to end up in core that has not been considered a 

Here it is a problem. We will need to add dependencies to plugins to 
support the citation from glossaries. This is he first real use case for 
such a thing. Perhaps you could add an issue.

I'll look into this in more detail with you when I have the time next week.


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