Dirk Mueller mueller at kde.org
Tue Dec 1 11:36:52 CET 2009

On Tuesday 01 December 2009, Zack Rusin wrote:

> > What the above logic skips over, is the large period of testing between
> > "kde 4.5 is open for commits" (a month from now or so) and
> > "kde-4.5-beta1". In general, the reason for freezes like the current one,
> > is that code committed in the above interval will get also a lot of
> > testing by us (kde developers) before it gets to users. But I can see how
> > locale-dependent code is a bit of a special case since we won't test all
> > languages ourselves (I don't even use kde in french myself...), so the
> > code has to get to end users in order to be tested. From a practical
> > point of view I'm ok with letting this in then. But I can also understand
> > if the
> >  release-team decides it should be reverted because it didn't play by the
> >  rules and sets a bad example.
> Sounds like a good plan to me.
> If you'll decide to revert it, fire me an email when the trunk opens to
>  remind of it.


Yes, it was a violation of the tagging freeze. 

BUT ;) honestly I don't see this as a big issue - we need more testing here, 
thats what Beta is for. Zack was confident that the change is an improvement. 
There is a testsuite, which can be improved. Zack fixed the hang that you 

I've decided (for myself) to include Zacks change and the followup fix into 4.4 

I don't have a clear picture of the report that the change breaks kate. is 
this true? then I would like to remove it from the beta1. 


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