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From Jacques Le Roux <jacques.le.r...@les7arts.com>
Subject Re: Update: Screen Widget Refactor
Date Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:50:48 GMT
I will write something in the wiki, as I suggested in my last email of the recent "Release
policy" thread


Le 27/02/2015 10:34, Pierre Smits a écrit :
> Jacques,
> You seem to forget that I have expressed my viewpoint on the subject of
> what goes into release branches and subsequent releases at various
> occasions. So have others.
> We seem to avoid the opportunity to combine efforts to come up with a new
> strategy that would help the project in this area.
> Best regards,
> Pierre Smits
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> On Fri, Feb 27, 2015 at 10:24 AM, Jacques Le Roux <
> jacques.le.roux@les7arts.com> wrote:
>> Adrian,
>> You said
>>> If there are no strong objections, I will do the backport in a few days.
>> But you didn't even care to reply to my suggestion. Nobody did and I find
>> this very disappointing. Nobody care about what get backported to releases?
>> Why are you so eager to backport these changes? I know there were some
>> issues you fixed, but it was working like that for years and there was no
>> hurry.
>> Moreover, you have already fixed few bugs you introduced with the
>> refactoring. So chances are they are some others waiting...
>> Yesterday evening, I though about it and I must say was a bit upset. At a
>> point that I thought about vetoing this backport. Finally I will not
>> because I'm sure you will do diligence to fix the bug once reported.
>> But I feel very alone today
>> Jacques
>> Le 25/02/2015 11:01, Jacques Le Roux a écrit :
>>   Hi Adrian,
>>> Sorry but I'm against this, or rather I have another suggestion to do. I
>>> will make it brief.
>>> We decided to create a R14.12 freezed branch. Since then you worked on
>>> the screen widget refactor, I committed the SEO webapp in ecommerce:
>>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OFBIZ/
>>> Search+Engine+Optimisation%2C+SEO+in+ecommerce and I'd like to also
>>> backport it to the R14 branch. I guess others would want to backport their
>>> own work, etc.
>>> My suggestion is to rename R14.12 to R15.02 and to tag it again and
>>> freeze it before the end of Feburary. Nothing forces us to have a release
>>> by year, R15.02 is fine!
>>> Jacques
>>> Le 24/02/2015 22:32, Adrian Crum a écrit :
>>>> My volunteer time will be extremely limited starting next week, so I
>>>> have put the remaining widget refactoring work on the shelf.
>>>> I accomplished most of what I set out to do, but I wasn't able to do any
>>>> work on widget XML validation.
>>>> My hope is that this effort provides a springboard for others to
>>>> innovate in this area of the project.
>>>> I would like to backport the screen widget refactor to the R14 branch.
>>>> The refactor fixed innumerable bugs and flaws in the previous code. If
>>>> there are no strong objections, I will do the backport in a few days.
>>>> Thank you everyone for your patience while I worked on the problems
>>>> caused by the refactor.

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