Robert Goldman rpgoldman at sift.net
Sun Nov 27 22:13:09 UTC 2016

On 11/27/16 Nov 27 -1:11 PM, Faré wrote:
> I asked you many times if you knew what you were doing, but I don't
> think you did wrong at any point, except maybe for not realizing you
> had changed plan. [Also, I'm a proponent of releasing more often, but
> that's a different debate.]
> I'd like to proceed forward. I don't any good reason to undo any of
> the current changes.

Well, as my earlier message suggests, we don't have to undo anything: we
can simply make a release out of the state before the removal of
operation initargs.  That would give everyone time to adjust.

I think the person who cares the most is Daniel, so Daniel, what do you say?

> If you want to keep supporting make-build and/or if Daniel wants to
> support it on the ECL side, that's possible (see my proposed
> reimplementation in comments to !34). I'm not aware of any other
> breakage.
> Anton, can you run cl-test-grid with ASDF master?
> —♯ƒ • François-René ÐVB Rideau •Reflection&Cybernethics• http://fare.tunes.org
> Communism is feudality without chivalry. — Faré
> On Sun, Nov 27, 2016 at 1:55 PM, Robert P. Goldman <rpgoldman at sift.net> wrote:
>> This is clearly my fault. I lost track of the plan. Going forward, I need to get a better handle on plans -- I've been to reactive, having discussions spread across launchpad, GitLab, IRC, and the mailing list.
>> Here's one proposal: instead of reverting the recent merge, we could cut a release off master before the merge. That would give us a less disruptive release (at the expense of a little complexity on the release branch).
>> Would this make everyone happy?

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