Fwd: Requesting freeze exception for JtG

Allen Winter winter at kde.org
Tue Nov 22 17:42:46 UTC 2011

On Tuesday 22 November 2011 10:31:57 AM Lydia Pintscher wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 16:10, Allen Winter <winter at kde.org> wrote:
> > Pau,
> >
> > As I understand it, the position of the Release Team is a rock hard, solid freeze in kdelibs.
> > only bugfixes are allowed, period.
> >
> > So this request will necessarily be denied.
> Hi Allen,
> while I understand your position I would like you to reconsider it. It
> is in everyone's interest. KDE e.V. needs to drastically expand the
> individual supporting membership program if we want to continue having
> sprints and conferences at the scale we have them right now or even
> expand them. This needs to happen now and not in months. Adding the
> program prominently to our software is one of the best ways we can
> achieve that goal.
> Pau has already done all the coding for this and I am sure he'd be
> willing to help fix any problems should they occur.

Honestly, I'm not 100% in favor of the rock hard freeze approach in kdelibs.
But the consensus is against me on that.  So I have no power to reconsider.

Another approach might be to create a libkjtg and then put in a hard-dependency on that.  maybe ??

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