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Free Software Magazine: Towards Wengophone 2.1

Apr 05, 2007, 04:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marco Marongiu)


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"MM: First thing: the 2.0 stable release. It was expected for the summer 2006 and went out in December, with a lot of bugs. Unfortunately, it misses many things you expect from a stable release: it isn't stable and sometimes crashes randomly, it isn't easy to install, it's even less easy to share an installation between users, there's no prepackaged version for any GNU/Linux distribution. So, what went wrong in the process? And, if something went wrong, what were the lessons learnt that you are applying in the 2.1 release development?

"PB: About crashes, there are a lot of threading issues. We've learnt on this point and lots of these issues has been fixed in 2.1. But some of them are placed in code parts that need to be refactored. Next release should include this refactoring..."

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