New Launchpad feature: Diff between Sid and Oneiric
daniel.holbach at ubuntu.com
Thu Jun 16 14:39:16 UTC 2011
Am 16.06.2011 14:46, schrieb Scott Kitterman:
> On Thursday, June 16, 2011 01:25:05 AM Steve Kowalik wrote:
>> On 16/06/11 16:11, Scott Kitterman wrote:
>>> This new page still offers substantially less functionality than
>>> MoM/grab-merge. If you want to mark merges as in progress or leave
>>> merge related notes for other developers, MoM is the place to do that.
>> Then file bugs! And please tag them 'derivation'.
> If it's a goal of the Launchpad team to have this be suitable to replace MoM
> then rather than me file stacks of bugs it would probably be a more useful use
> of everyone's time for whoever in the Launchpad team is driving this to go
> look at MoM and see what's missing.
> Just to get you started though, it apparently needs to be faster if one wants
> to load a single page with a lot of packages. See OOPS-1993DY5 for details.
The way I read the mails up until now, I couldn't see anyone suggesting
to remove current infrastructure or resources.
Even if that was the proposition, I think it should be possible to point
out shortcomings in a politer way.
I just tried to put myself into the shoes of a Launchpad developer,
think how I put a lot of time into very boring, tedious and very generic
work to make Launchpad understand distros, derivatives, differences
between source packages, then reached a milestone and want to give
developers an update about what has been done and how it might be useful
to them, then I get a reply like the one above.
If I was on the LP team, I would find it disheartening and I would think
twice before I ever post something to the list again.
To sum it up: I think it's important to discuss, find problems and
solutions, but it should be in an encouraging and not in a demotivating
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