Development process

Jorge Villaseñor salinasv at
Thu Apr 8 02:00:04 EDT 2010

On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 10:42 PM, John Bailey <rekkanoryo at> wrote:
> On 04/06/2010 03:25 PM, Sadrul Habib Chowdhury wrote:
>> I think i.p.p has been relatively stable most of the time recently; at
>> least, I am pretty sure the stability of i.p.p hasn't been an issue for
>> delaying releases in a very long time. Lack of developer time (and
>> coordination, and interest?) is a far greater issue for releasing
>> frequently, in my view. (For example, right now, I believe i.p.p is
>> relatively stable, but have we considered when to release 2.7.0?)
>> Cheers.
>> Sadrul
> Sadrul is absolutely correct here.  Developer time and interest is what's
> killing us right now.  Yes, we've had stuff stagnate on im.pidgin.pidgin for a
> while on several occasions, and we do need to get better at that.

I think we must think some way to arrange stuff so releases take less
Developer time and effort.

> As for a release for 2.7.0, I have a few more tweaks I want to make to the
> Yahoo! prpls before we release.  I want to get our YAHOO_SERVICE_AUTHRESP to
> look as close to the official clients as possible, which is going to take
> another couple hours of work (probably about half an hour for coding and the
> rest for testing).  I know what I need to do; I just need to sit down and *do*
> it.  Once that's done, there are a few tickets that need addressing:


#8247 I would like to add here the merge of msnp16 branch It have some
bugs that I don't think would be hard to address (here I'm asking for
some help to get it working quickly) but I haven't the time last weeks
to fix them.

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