Alternative MSN prpl

Luke Schierer lschiere at
Thu Nov 29 23:57:37 EST 2007

On Thu, Nov 29, 2007 at 10:02:44PM -0600, Gary Kramlich wrote:
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> Richard Laager wrote:
> > On Fri, 2007-11-30 at 03:46 +0200, Felipe Contreras wrote:
> >> I'm sure you do. But I'm not eager to go into the process of waiting
> >> for months for my patches to get some feedback, let alone acceptance.
> >>
> >> [1]
> > 
> > The whole MSNP1[1234] upgrade has been problematic because nobody stuck
> > with the development effort all the way through. People would show up,
> > hack on the code for a bit and then give up in frustration because it
> > was so bad. If the code was mergeable, it would've been merged.
> > 
> > Richard
> If the code is really this bad, then someone needs to stop adding
> features and review it.  And when they're done reviewing it come up with
> a decent plan, and make it clean.  And then repeat so that I can stop
> hearing about how busted and ugly MSN is, and so that people don't need
> to rewrite it out of tree.  If it requires core updates, then let's do
> the core updates and force 3.0.0 and get other stuff that's waiting on
> 3.0.0.


No one ever wants to do this sort of work in tree.  No one ever wants to
do it at all really, *anything* takes precidence over fixing partially
written code.



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