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Discussing Free Software Syncronicity

May 19, 2008, 21:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Aaron J. Seigo)

"The good news is that I think we're finding common ground: Mark sees the logic behind staggering upstream to reflect dependencies. This makes a lot more sense than the overly simplified 'everyone synchronize!' message that was getting bandied about. It will still be insanely tricky to get these cycles timed out right so that dependencies are met, but it'll be interesting to perhaps try.

"I do hope that as the projects start to look at each other's cycles more closely that they also start to look at each other's integration points more closely. There are obvious points of integration between certain projects that just haven't materialized in very compelling ways largely because of a lack of value put on such things in Free software projects..."

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