[Adium-devl] 1.4a1 planning
zacwest at gmail.com
Mon Apr 13 16:48:12 UTC 2009
On Sun, Apr 12, 2009 at 18:01, Eric Richie <eric at adiumx.com> wrote:
> That's what I said anyway. My exact quote was "I'd rather release it and
> call it dead." The it in this case being 1.3.4. If we were ready to
> release it soon after the last meeting anyway, let's release it and
> then wash our hands of the whole 1.3.x branch. I never pretended to
> suggest we keep developing 1.3.x for eternity. It's just that we
> already have fixes in that branch waiting for release so I'd like to
> just take care of them with a release and be done with it.
>> I think we should completely drop 1.3.x after 1.3.4, and it should
>> really only contain minor changes anyway. None of this backporting
>> fixes (even critical crashes that are fixed in 1.4).
> Hells no. No backporting. That would be silly. Like I said above, I
> just want to see us get the fixes we had already made out there.
I'm now reversing my stand, since the (IMO) critical bug of facebook
plugin continually draining bandwidth (upwards of megabytes per
second) appears to be fixed. I think we should push an updated
libpurple (not 2.6.0mtn, it's not close enough to release) with the
updated facebook plugin to fix facebook UIDs and the bandwidth killing
issue, as the final 1.3.x release (except other necessary libpurple
Assuming the bandwidth issue is, in fact, fixed, it is necessary to
get it out, since it's a completely hard-to-realize-it's-happening
bug, especially bad for users with caps.
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