[Pkg-zope-developers] Re: about the pkg-zope repositories

martin f krafft madduck at debian.org
Wed Aug 17 12:51:47 UTC 2005

also sprach Andreas Tille <tillea at rki.de> [2005.08.17.1436 +0200]:
> >I disagree. It's a scratch area. unstable is a distribution on its
> >own. You should always try to keep things in unstable installable.
>                          ^^^
> "Try" means fix problems quickly if something is broken.

Yeah, in *one* package. But we're talking 10+ packages here...

> >broken in unstable, that's not.
> They should definitely not *stay* broken, but if thing *might* break for
> a short time, I would call this "unstable".

Plone is broken until Zope, CMF, and 6 other dependencies are fixed.

> Are you sure we will have the man power to gain this goal.  In the
> past zope was not very well maintained.  Now it becomes better,
> but if you, Fabio and Doko might be occupied by other tasks we
> might be left with a pile of work which nobody will do in the long
> run.

Which is why we should be documenting everything and encourage other
people to work. pkg-zope exists precisely to get rid of
a bottleneck.

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