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Subject Re: Issues for 2.1.8
Date Tue, 20 Sep 2005 21:52:37 GMT

Colm MacCarthaigh wrote:


> Sometimes things are marked experimental not because they are unstable
> in the sense that they contain a disproportionate ammount of bugs we
> have yet to notice, but rather are unstable in the sense that their
> behaviour or API may change in future versions - because the developers
> havn't quite got a feel for what might be optimal in the majority case
> yet.
> IMO, things like the event MPM or caching in 2.0 fall in to this
> category, and I've been happy to run them in production. 
> The trouble with these things is that being in GA tarballs is what
> eventually lets us figure out what works for the majority case. 
> I'm not sure asking power users and devs to test these things is as
> useful an alternative for this category of things.

I totally agree.



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