On Thu, Mar 25, 2004 at 06:20:14PM +0100, Sven Neumann wrote:
> Dave Neary <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > >  - Do a 2.2 release in about three months.
> > 
> > I think that's unrealistically short at this stage. There are people
> > who have said that they want to do some concrete and long-standing
> > TODO items, and 6 weeks to 2 months is not enough time to get most
> > of those done and debugged properly.
> IMHO we should rather try to finish what has started already and get
> these new features to our users quickly. 2 months should be sufficient
> to get that done. Whatever cannot be achieved in this time will have
> to wait for the next release then (which could be by the end of the
> year).

I think so too. We should shore up the app and get it to a decent
state before we really land the major new break everything features.
> > One example of something which would definitely miss 2.2 if we
> > release in June is libpdb.
> libpdb is being developed outside of The GIMP. As soon as it is ready
> it shouldn't take more than a few days to add it as an optional
> plug-in API. You cannot replace the current system with it anyway
> since we don't want to break the plug-in API for 2.x.

I don't think libpdb should land in 2.2, since I don't think we'll be able
to nail down everything we need in a new PDB api in the timeframe, and
it'd be kind of silly to land a brand new core API that'll only live
for one release.

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