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Fred Drake wrote:
> On 7/11/07, Philipp von Weitershausen <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> Right, I made the same assumption: the eggs have been set free,
> Right. No need to hold all the developers hostage to a release model
> we've been working to get away from.
Please don't discount the risks such an escape entails: in particular,
the "balkanization" of the source tree creates both technical risks
(developers in one of the satellites may not pay enough heed to the
needs of their dependents), and branding risks (the "known good"
/ quality management issue).
We probably need to mitigate a couple of ways:
- Document expectations for release management of satellite projects
(e.g., immutability of "released" tags, keeping changelogs up to
date, announcements to appropriate channels, etc.)
- Implement the 'meta-eggs' *now*, and create buildbot scripts which
automate testing of the built egg(s) and dependencies as an
 This means *never* doing 'svn mv' or 'svn remove' on such a tag,
once announced. No exceptions, period, even for "brown bags".
Tres Seaver +1 540-429-0999 [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Palladion Software "Excellence by Design" http://palladion.com
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