From: Martin Sevior (firstname.lastname@example.org.EDU.AU)
Date: Fri Oct 25 2002 - 06:12:56 EDT
On 25 Oct 2002, Mark Gilbert wrote:
> On Thu, 2002-10-24 at 23:49, Martin Sevior wrote:
> > HI Folks,
> > Dom has asked me to look after the next release of CVS HEAD, which
> > will be version 1.1.1. For this release I'd like us to also release
> Curious, why the stretch of dom's prior "release early, release often"
I didn't realize it was a stretch a new release 5 weeks after the previous
seems like foten to me...
> > binaries as well as a src tarball. I think we'll be stable enough for the
> > more adventurous people to test us and give feedback. I hope to have all
> > the outstanding table crash bugs fixed by that time so it would be good to
> > get more pounding by making a binary release.
> > Are there volenteers for windows?
> > Volenteers for RH 8 rpm's?
> > Also could we arrange for almost all the plugins to be bundled as a one
> > rpm?
> Uh...all the _functional_ plugins?
> We have many dead fish around here.
> > IMHO all the plugins except imageMagiK should be a single rpm.
> Curious, why the exception? It's not like others dont require third
> party stuff (like aik). and the app will (should, this is after all
> 1.1.x) run even if a plugin is attempted at start with unresolved
> symbol/cant find my library errors.
Because ImageMagic takes longer to load than abiword. Having ImageMagic
included by default with all the other plugins would make considerable
performance hit for not much gain in functionality (at least on Unix where
all the image loaders are available already).
> On the sunny side up, I should (let's all pray now...) have a little
> time to get back to fixing the solaris build rules. I've been
> neglecting that for some time now but the 8th gives me a little leeway.
> Preparing his evangelism force
Yay! Thanks :-)
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