[Kst] Release

Barth Netterfield netterfield at physics.utoronto.ca
Wed Dec 7 17:59:44 CET 2005

Sad but true.
On December 7, 2005 01:32 am, George Staikos wrote:
> I'm afraid that the release isn't going to happen next week.  We need at
> least 2 weeks of freeze for translations, and we still have a number of
> major outstanding items:
> 1) Some minor view object work
> 2) Legend dialog

Hopefully finished today.

> 3) One time input bug
> 4) Quite a bit of KstScript work
> 5) Any doc updates

Anyone able & willing to work on this?

> 6) Fixing saving, and testing KstFile compatibility and support in general
> 7) Kst Extension argument passing
> 8) DnD fixes (this could easily wait for 1.2.1)
>   Only 2, 5, 7, and possibly 4 have translation impact so they should be
> fixed first.  I suggest that we aim to freeze translations next week, do a
> development release on the 16th, and then do a final release in the first
> week of January.  I think a 2-days-before-Christmas release will be
> pointless.  Any thoughts?

Only agreement from me.

> Some other major bugs that I worry about but am afraid to fix this late:
> a) kstpsd.cpp:339: virtual KstObject::UpdateType KstPSD::update(int):
> Assertion `_last_n_new >= 0' failed.
>      -> hard to reproduce.  Seems to happen after running for a long time.

Should we put in some defensive code there for release?  

> b) KMDI gets inconsistent after closing the script terminal

Should we only allow the external terminal?

> c) object load/save dependencies are off in some cases

???  Sounds serious

> d) Updates of view objects to keep everything in sync

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