On Mon, Oct 17, 2016 at 8:51 PM, Yves Lavoie <ylav...@yveslavoie.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I'm in favor of this.
>
> 1- The MC should be part of LedgerSMB, not something we promote only on a
> need basis.
> 2- It would get pulled in the distribution stream, contributing to
> marketing of our work. Having apt for the standard and GitHub for MC isn't
> appealing to users.
> 3- We are very few, so removing burdens and freeing time to develop
> quicker should be the goal every time.
>

It's great to see that is isn't meeting much resistence. However, what
about the (for now) missing data migration? It could end up being a
blocking problem to release 1.6. Do you see that as (accepted) collateral
damage?


Regards,


Erik.


>
>
> Two weeks ago, when he was in Europe, David sat down with me to discuss a
> number of items. Some of those will come later. There was one major issue
> we discussed though and I want to bring our proposal forward here.
>
> David put forward that having the MC (multi-currency) branch merged to
> master gets a maintenance burden off my shoulders (which it indeed will).
> In addition to that, merging to master early provides for a (hopefully)
> long enough period to shake out any of the problems that it may cause.
>
> Additionally, his idea is that if this code is on master, it becomes our
> collective problem to create a data migration strategy to MC, whereas
> currently it's probably mostly my problem...
>
> While I'm not very much in favor of throwing up roadblocks for releases,
> even if they're far in the future. However, I must admit that if there are
> others in favor of moving MC to master so we have it for 1.6, getting rid
> of the maintenance burden (however small) does seem attractive.
>
>
> Comments?
>
>

-- 
Bye,

Erik.

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