What to do about Kompare?
mattr at kde.org
Tue Dec 11 14:10:36 CET 2007
On Tuesday 11 December 2007 05:08:09 Tom Albers wrote:
> Op Tuesday 11 December 2007 03:14 schreef u:
> > If Kevin wants to take over maintenance, that's fine, but making
> > Kompare ready for KDE 4.0 seems like a goal not reachable considering
> > when the release is going to be.
> Hi Matt,
> Seeing the recent mail about the current state of Kompare from Kevin, which
> basically tells us it is working and he seems to want to actively maintain
> the app, do you still have the same opinion? I agree it's pretty late, but
> if there is an active maintainer and the current stat is ok, I feel we
> should give Kevin the chance (and motivation) to work on it and include it
> in four point oh.
Yes, I still have the same opinion. It's too late. We've already tagged RC2 and the full release is in less than a month. We need to quit making last minute changes like this. What happened to being in "release mode"?
We quit adding new applications to KDE 4.0 months ago. I don't see how resurrecting old ones that were previously disabled is any different.
However, seeing as the change has already been made, it doesn't really matter anyways and I have no legs to stand on for an argument anymore. It would have been nice if there had been a 24 hour wait period for feedback after the initial mail that Allen sent.
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