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From Alex Harui <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Re: [VOTE] Branching Strategy and SCM
Date Mon, 13 Aug 2012 23:48:28 GMT

On 8/13/12 4:08 PM, "Om" <> wrote:

> A committer is free to decide what is unstable and what is complete.  Fast
> branching gives us the flexibility of sharing unstable features with
> others, while keeping develop and master as stable as possible.  The
> current 'whiteboard' concept is not a real alternative because it forces
> comitters to work on single features at one time.  I will not be able to
> experiment with core Mustella/FlexUnit/UIComponent and work on a new
> component at the same time in my whiteboard.  It causes me to needlessly
> serialize my work.
> Om
SVN doesn't allow you to have more than one branch in your whiteboard?  Most
of these arguments still seem to be about fear of merge-hell in SVN.  Which
is valid, but the logic about when to branch/merge seems to apply to both.

Alex Harui
Flex SDK Team
Adobe Systems, Inc.

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