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From "Andrew C. Oliver" <acoli...@apache.org>
Subject Re: about javadocs (was: Re: FW: What do we need to release 2.1?)
Date Mon, 19 Aug 2002 03:17:47 GMT
> No, I'm pragmatic and you just don't like it.  This isn't about some ivory
> tower notion of what makes good code.  This is about lots of James users who
> are stuck using buggy code and bad documention while we sit here using the
> good stuff and arguing over when to deliver it to them.
>>What good is a release to a user if he can't make hide nor hair of it?
>>If I weren't a semi-decent Java developer I couldn't even set up JAMES.
> I agree with you, but what does this have to do with javadocs, Andy?  Talk
> about end user documentation and we'd be agreeing, because what good are
> javadocs to the average user?

Its the whole package.  Code complete.  You're not pragmatic. 
Undocumented non-quality code is NOT pragmatic... in fact:


Fine to release a development build, but don't lie and call something a 
release, you do everyone a disservice.


> 	--- Noel

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