[maemo-developers] QA process = bug fixing disincentive?

From: Frank Banul frank.banul at gmail.com
Date: Tue Nov 3 16:34:04 EET 2009
On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 8:06 AM, Andrew Flegg <andrew at bleb.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 13:58, Henrik Hedberg
> <henrik.hedberg at innologies.fi> wrote:
>>> On Nov 3, 2009, at 12:16, Andrew Flegg wrote:
>>>> Agreed. -maemo0 to -maemo1 is supposed to be a Maemo-specific change
>>>> or a packaging change (AIUI). Native packages (such as Hermes,
>>>> Attitude etc.) don't have that suffix and use a traditional x.y.z
>>>> numbering scheme.
>>    Not necessarily. There is no official version numbering sceme for
>> native Maemo packages. For example, some packages are using date, like
>> 20091019.
> True.
>>    Packages are promoted with the web interface. Simple checkbox there
>> is enough to implement this feature.
> Except how do you try to prevent abuse (whether intentional or
> accidental)? At least with the version number you've got some safety
> check (although it is in no way comprehensive). It also requires more
> changes at more levels (I bet), so harder to implement.

I don't see the difference between the safety of version numbers or
check boxes on the promotion page since I control both.

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