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From Marcus <>
Subject Re: 4.1.4 blockers (Was: Re: Release 4.1.3 (4.1.4))
Date Wed, 03 May 2017 18:36:15 GMT
Am 03.05.2017 um 11:54 schrieb Matthias Seidel:
> An installer for Windows (and macOS) with an outdated ASF logo is
> "broken" (in my eyes) ;-)
> 80% of our downloads are for Windows, 15% for macOS. They should see the
> new logo!

the logos are visible just at 2 places:
- splash screen
--> With the modern PC systems these days it's visible for only - hm, 
let's say - 1,5 sec.

- About dialog
--> IMHO a dialog that is one of the most seldom opened dialogs in

I don't want to sound too negative. I just doubt that the most users 
will notice this graphical change. ;-)

However, at the end it's the decision of the Release Manager if he is 
accepting this as a blocker.

> Apart from that, no code! Just some graphics...

Sure, but every change is a risk. And it should be prevented in general 
when it's not necessary. I don't make a difference between code and 

Paranoia? Maybe.
Experience? Yes.


> Am 03.05.2017 um 00:11 schrieb Marcus:
>> Am 02.05.2017 um 23:51 schrieb Matthias Seidel:
>>> Am 02.05.2017 um 13:42 schrieb Jim Jagielski:
>>>>> On Mar 22, 2017, at 8:43 AM, Matthias Seidel
>>>>> <> wrote:
>>> If we decide to get the new ASF logos for the installer, we should also
>>> update the setup icons for Windows/macOS and the Intro/About Dialog. But
>>> there has been a discussion with Andrea and Marcus whether to include
>>> such things or not...
>> correct, new graphics cannot be a blocker for a release. Except the
>> existing ones are broken. But this is not the case here.
>> Sorry, but we should clearly think twice if a change is necessary for
>> a bugfix release. Every change has its own risk.
>> My 2 ct.
>> Marcus

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