[development] Module developers, please do *proper* releases !

Gregory 'guardian' Pakosz guardian at pempek.net
Mon Feb 18 11:54:50 UTC 2008

Victor Kane wrote:
> Open source golden rule: ready when ready
i don't see it as a matter of urging developers to code faster

however, it may be good practice to do more stable releases typically 
when majors bugs are fixed instead of having both bug fixes and new 
features in dev releases: because those new features are likely to 
introduce other bugs

of course, this requires more work and process for the module maintainer 
since it means working with branches, fixing in branches as well, and 
also still have HEAD where upcoming features and major refactorings are put

to sum it up, ready when ready still applies
and said in a vulgar way, open source is not the excuse for being 
messy/lazy/careless - because although it's open source and you're doing 
it in you spare time etc, you have responsibilities towards your user base

my2c :)

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