[Adium-devl] Synchronizing with libpurple
chris at adiumx.com
Tue May 29 19:21:28 UTC 2007
On May 29, 2007, at 2:08 PM, Ryan Govostes wrote:
> Evan wrote,
>> Given the number of bugs which get fixed with each release and the
>> advantages of knowing the our libpurple framework matches the
>> current release (for coordinating bug reports and coding efforts),
>> a policy of following libpurple releases where possible could make
>> good sense. Thoughts?
> I think this does make sense, but then again I love bleeding edge
> things even when I get cut, e.g. I subscribe to Trac commits via RSS
> and build a new version of Adium a few times a day.
> Libpurple is a separate framework, right? Maybe it would be possible
> to use the auto-updater to download just a new libpurple.framework
> and back-up the old version. That way in between Adium releases
> people can upgrade their libpurple (if there is reason to do so), and
> if new problems arise they can just revert to a previous 'stable'
That sounds overly complicated, people shouldn't have to know about
libgaim or libpurple or anything else underneath. Plus it sounds like
something that would add a ton of bug reports possibly that we can
just avoid with a beta period instead.
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