[Pharo-dev] Keyboard events is broken.

Stéphane Ducasse stephane.ducasse at inria.fr
Tue Aug 6 16:36:57 EDT 2013


On Aug 6, 2013, at 9:51 PM, Guillermo Polito <guillermopolito at gmail.com> wrote:

> 
> On Tue, Aug 6, 2013 at 9:33 PM, Stéphane Ducasse <stephane.ducasse at inria.fr> wrote:
> I imagine that having a branch is the way to go. 
> 
> To me, a branch is a fork in the code. That is, you split and they evolve differently. If you want to tag a version as stable, you use a tag :). And git already supports all that. But we don't use it ;).
> 
> However, branches make sense to me if we have for example
> 
> - vm for pharo2
> - vm for pharo3
> - vm ….

No necessarily 
in git a branch can be a features that you experiment with. 

> With that setup, in the pharo2 branch we can backport fixes from the pharo3 branch, but they may evolve differently.
> And more importantly, we do not need to maintain all the compatibility with the world. Whoever wants a pharo2 vm, they go to the pharo2 branch, which on release is freezed (as well as the image). 
> 
> Now, in Git, I do not think there is a need for having many repositories for that. It's enough with branches and tags…

Exactly

> Like that esteban can integrate the fixes of eliot and you do not stress to finish.
> 
> Yes, but esteban has already lots of things to do :). And every time I made a pull request, a had to push it myself into the main branch because if not, nobody did it. And ask Camillo, he was in the same situation... In the image side we have Stef, Marcus and Esteban that integrate fixes. In the vm side it's only Esteban :/.

and igor for the Windows one. 

> Once this is ready there is a merge.
> 
> But that's what happen today, only the naming is bad in the git branch :).
> 
> - We have a stable VM, which you can download as stable. That VM does not have the latest changes. I do not know if there is a tag, but there should be.
> - We have a unstable VM, which we call latest. It has the latest sources which we should test and prove before "blessing" it as the stable.
>  
> 
> At least this is what I was thinking the process was:
> 	one main blessed stream 
> 	several others at different level of maturity with the ultimate goal to avoid bottleneck.
> 
> Yes, but with that we lack also a good management of the issue tracking and stuff :). Above in this thread I was asking where do I submit an issue. Maybe we should put everything in the pharo issue tracker and be happy with only one tool.


yes in the bug tracker.


> BTW, tomorrow I go to lille, we can discuss if you have some minutes :).

yes
The morning I will be present and working on the textEditor stuff. :)
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