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From Brian M Dube <bd...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Merging back the dispatcher
Date Wed, 26 May 2010 03:18:25 GMT
On Tue, May 25, 2010 at 08:16:51AM -0400, Tim Williams wrote:
> On Tue, May 25, 2010 at 4:03 AM, Thorsten Scherler <thorsten@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> > On 25/05/2010, at 03:15, Tim Williams wrote:
> >
> >> On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 7:59 AM, Thorsten Scherler <thorsten@apache.org>
wrote:
> >>>
> >>> On 27/04/2010, at 08:04, David Crossley wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> Tim Williams wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Well, if the dispatcher is all that changed in such a release, we
> >>>>> could do a 0.91 afterwards.  I think there's another consideration
> >>>>> that I didn't mention too.  I feel irresponsible releasing software
> >>>>> that we can't support and I'm concerned that this would be the case
> >>>>> with the dispatcher.  I have a difficult enough time now digging
up
> >>>>> Cocoon knowledge when questions come across but with
> >>>>> dispatcher-related ones I have no clue.  Maybe it's an unfounded
> >>>>> concern, I dunno...
> >>>>
> >>>> I have the same concerns.
> >>>>
> >>>> Perhaps we should get 0.9 released ASAP,
> >>>> then make a concerted effort to build a Dispatcher
> >>>> community. Make another release soon after.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> I understand what you are all saying, but the dispatcher is basically one
transformer and
> >>> the usage of locationmap for resolving the structurer and contracts. There
is not much
> >>> more to it.
> >>
> >> So, would you be against a 0.9 release with dispatcher in the
> >> whiteboard?  Does anyone have the time in the near future to move it
> >> from the whiteboard anyway?
> >
> >
> > I am not sure about the community support as reason to keep it in the whiteboard.
There are many devs and committer
> > that uses the dispatcher so I do not see the missing community around it.
> 
> Thanks Thorsten, fair enough, I'm hoping someone finds time to move it
> to /plugins soon?  I've been avoiding the dispatcher related 0.9
> issues until this decision was made so we'll also need to start
> picking through those issues and figuring which can be pushed off.
> 
> --tim

I can find the time to move it, but do we have a consensus? It's hard
to tell when it's so quiet.

-Brian

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