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From Gary Gregory <garydgreg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Release imaging in its current state? (or release it never...)
Date Tue, 12 May 2015 00:38:22 GMT
On Mon, May 11, 2015 at 5:06 PM, Phil Steitz <phil.steitz@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 5/11/15 11:27 AM, Benedikt Ritter wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > over the past few month I've been working on [imaging]. Looking through
> the
> > list of FindBugs and Checkstyle issues, I wonder what we should do with
> > imaging. The code doesn't meet our quality requirements, yet people seem
> to
> > be using imaging.
> >
> > I wonder if we should simply release [imaging] in it's current state,
> > because I'm afraid fixing all of the FindBugs and Checksytle issues would
> > require a redesign.
>
> I would worry less about style nits and more about whether or not we
> are going to be able to respond to bug reports post-release.  Unless
> some (ideally more than one) volunteer is willing to step up to
> actually support the code, we should not release it.  We have
> learned that lesson over and over again.  If you are game to really
> learn it (or already have), are willing to support it and feel like
> it is functionally in good enough shape to release, I would say go
> for it; but if you are just looking to cut a release so people can
> stop depending on snapshots, I would say back to the snap-o-phobes
> "Come help build a community around this thing!"
>

Great point!

Gary


>
> Phil
> >
> > WDYT?
> > Benedikt
> >
>
>
>
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