Head stability [Was Re: [Fwd: Re: [PATCH] Fix Name mangling in HEAD]]

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Mar 26 12:48:03 GMT 2002

On Wed, Mar 27, 2002 at 07:46:55AM +1100, Andrew Bartlett wrote:

> I'm not proposing this at this time.  I am also not proposing that HEAD
> somehow lose its experimental edge.  What I am proposing is that failed
> experiments are backed out, and that new code be added is on a 'no more
> broken than before' basis (that is that the originator knows of no
> reason why this code is any worse than the previous case).  This is
> certainly the unwritten basis I've worked on in my time on the team.

Ah. Yes, ok :-). I'm a big fan of the "no more broken than before"
strategy :-). Was the new stuff that bad ?

> I've seen the amount of work this requires, and its not something I have
> the time to manage at the moment.

A wise man :-) 

Jeremy (who is in merge hell at the moment :-).

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