Fwd: Last Minute Dolphin Merge

Nate Graham nate at kde.org
Fri Aug 6 03:11:36 BST 2021

Relax, it was a joke. :) Still, we're gonna get blowback if we don't 
include this change--that was my point.

Flipping the default is a good idea, but because the commits were 
reverted, there is no longer a setting to adjust; one of those commits 
added it.


On 8/5/21 6:48 PM, Friedrich W. H. Kossebau wrote:
> Am Freitag, 6. August 2021, 02:18:20 CEST schrieb Nate Graham:
>> I know we didn't get our ducks in a row earlier, and I apologize for
>> that, but
>> I feel very strongly that this needs to go into 21.08. If it does not,
>> then we're shipping a controversial behavior change to users in 21.08
>> with no way to go back to the previous behavior.
>> May I CC you all on the bug reports we're bound to receive? :p
> Such threatening does not serve anything, even more when before seemingly
> knowingly ignoring rules like feature freeze and string freeze. Rules are for
> everyone, there are no developers more equal than others in our code farm
> hopefully.
> Instead I proppse to set the default config flag to match the old behaviour.
> If that is not possible, it has to be hard-coded then.
> There is always a next feazzre release a few months later thanks to release
> service. Rushing things in last minute and breaking the rules harms the rules
> and quality of the products. Let#s leave that to bad companies.
> Cheers
> Friedrich

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