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From Nick Kew <n...@webthing.com>
Subject Re: Issues for 2.1.8
Date Tue, 20 Sep 2005 22:32:30 GMT
On Tuesday 20 September 2005 22:01, Paul Querna wrote:
> Mads Toftum wrote:
> > On Tue, Sep 20, 2005 at 09:37:58PM +0100, Nick Kew wrote:
> >> I agree about both of those.  And I'd say the same even more strongly
> >> for mod_dbd, simply because it (or whatever it becomes when updated in
> >> the light of real-life experience) should become the basis of a new
> >> generation of applications.  If it's there, it'll start to permeate the
> >> Usual Suspects like mod_perl.  If not, we'll still have the old
> >> situation of Perl, Python, PHP, Tcl, Authentication, Logging etc each
> >> maintaining its own separate database connections, and having to
> >> reinvent the connection pooling wheel if they want to if they want to
> >> improve scalability.
> >
> > big +1 - let's not toss all the cool new features before the release and
> > get into the same situation as 1.3 -> 2.0 having trouble convincing
> > people that it was worth the upgrade.

Yep.

> So, lets change the VERSIONING file/policy.  Experimental Modules will
> be included in the stable branch. Majority Agree?

+1, qualified by:

Let's *prune* /experimental/ actively.  Any module that's attracting bug
reports/trouble that aren't getting fixed goes out.  Modules that are
getting used and properly maintained get promoted.

-- 
Nick Kew

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