[Haskell-cafe] Re: poll: how can we help you contribute to darcs?
jgoerzen at complete.org
Sun Aug 3 20:57:57 EDT 2008
Andrew Coppin wrote:
> Trent W. Buck wrote:
>> I don't know why, but a lot of people I spoke to seemed to have that
>> impression, and I essentially had to wave changelogs under their face to
>> convince them that darcs was still being worked on *at all*. I had to
>> point out that it was a *release* announcement -- how could a dead
>> project have a new major version?
>> Perhaps a chirpy journalism major should be writing vapidly up-beat
>> announcement posts, denying even the possibility of problems :-P
> Correct me if I'm wrong, but... I was under the impression that Darcs is
> a revision control system. It controls revisions.
> Well Darcs already does that. So... what's to develop? It's not like
> it's slow or buggy. I can't actually think of any features it doesn't
> have that I want. So... what now?
Erm, actually it is. Both. Well, at least the slow bit is still quite
there in 2.0, though better. The IndempotentMerge problem? I guess it
sounds like this is better in 2.0, though not completely fixed.
I still laugh when I remember droundy telling me something along the
lines of, "No, that is NOT an infinite loop. It will finish in a couple
of weeks." <grin>
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