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From Sami Siren <ssi...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general discussion, moved from TIKA-7]
Date Mon, 18 Jun 2007 14:49:22 GMT
Michael Busch wrote:
> Chris Mattmann wrote:
>>
> I think that a sandbox has advantages here compared to JIRA. Yes, JIRA is
> good to submit patches and to comment on issues. But it is quite unsuitable
> for evolving code. Take for example TIKA-7: it's a huge patch. Now a couple
> of people suggest changes and submit more patches. Then you end up having
> lot's of files attached to that issue, maybe even conflicting ones. IMO
> it's
> easier to have such a big piece of code in the sandbox. Then people can
> open different issues and submit patches based on the sandbox code. Those
> patches will then be much easier to apply and test on your local checkout.

I agree with Michael here and also because there currently exists
nothing worth protecting (no release = no requirement for any backward
compatibility) in trunk it is IMO no more than one big sandbox there.

-- 
 Sami Siren

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