Yep - the progress that's been made on trunk recently has been excellent
and should continue. The spirit of tick tock - stable trunk - should not
change, just that the release cycle did not support what humans are
comfortable with maintaining or deploying.
On Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 10:08 AM Jonathan Ellis <jbel...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 11:36 AM, Jonathan Haddad <j...@jonhaddad.com>
> > What I was trying to suggest is that the *goal* of trunk should always be
> > releasable, and the alpha releases would be the means of testing that.
> > the goal is to always be releasable, we move towards achieving that goal
> > improving modularity, test coverage and test granularity.
> > Yes, it's very difficult to prove a piece of software is completely free
> > bugs and I wouldn't expect NASA to put Cassandra on the space shuttle.
> > That said, by prioritizing stability in the software development process
> > front, the cost of maintaining older branches over time will decrease and
> > the velocity of the project will increase - which was the original goal
> > Tick Tock.
> And we *did* make substantial progress on this. Not nearly as quickly as I
> originally hoped, but our CI is worlds cleaner and more useful than it was
> this time last year.
> Jonathan Ellis
> co-founder, http://www.datastax.com