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From David Crossley <>
Subject Re: Moving dispatcher issues
Date Sat, 03 Jul 2010 06:19:15 GMT
Tim Williams wrote:
> We've discussed this many times (e.g. [1]) but I'd like to propose we
> leave the dispatcher in the whiteboard for the 0.9 release.

I agree.

I have been doing a lot of work on plugin infrastructure.
We can deploy/release plugins on a separate schedule.


>  This
> would allow us to remove the dispatcher-related blocker issues and
> push off many of the other dispatcher-related issues to the future -
> and, more importantly, allow us to get *something* out the door.
> Obviously, there are valid considerations for doing either but I think
> we've reached the point that we simply need to make a hard call and
> move on.  In times like this, I think, the conservative decision is
> often best.  For practical purposes, the folks that are using
> dispatcher functionality right now are well aware of how to keep on
> using it anyway so I'd suggest the only real downside is that it
> limits future adoption of it rather than significantly hampering any
> existing users - an very real but reasonable compromise.  If no
> objections emerge, I'll go ahead and push off those issues in JIRA.
> Thoughts?
> Thanks,
> --tim
> [1] -

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