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From David Crossley <>
Subject Re: content of release [was: Re: review list of scheduled issues for 0.8 release]
Date Fri, 01 Dec 2006 06:43:42 GMT
Ross Gardler wrote:
> David Crossley wrote:
> >Both forrestbot and forrestbar are not in the whiteboard,
> >they are in "tools"..
> My mistake, I'm not on my dev machine at present and didn't check the 
> facts before posting. Forrestbar I have no argument with and since it is 
> not in whiteboard, nobody need move it out, obviously.
> Forrestbot I do have a small problem with...
> >I have been happily using forrestbot every week to publish
> >the Forrest site, and i use it for a work-related site to
> >efficiently publish two versions of the same site. I do not
> >see any "stability" issues and i do not see any required
> >new features.
> >
> >What do you think that it lacks?
> The forrestbot CLI works just fine for me as well, it is the webapp that 
> has problems. The two critical issues are that it reports the wrong 
> status of the last build, and is unstable in that it needs regular 
> rebooting (I think this is a scalability problem, but have not had the 
> time to investigate fully)
> Perhaps the webapp should be moved to the whiteboard, leaving the CLI in 
> tools and therefore the release. This would reduce the forrest bot from 
> approx 3.7MB to approx 1.3MB.

I don't agree with that approach. In the past we have released
the main forrest with known issues. Good if we can document in Jira
anything that we know about. Then people can see list of issues
that remain in the release.


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