[Libreoffice] minutes of tech steering call ...

Michael Meeks michael.meeks at novell.com
Fri May 6 03:40:14 PDT 2011

On Thu, 2011-05-05 at 23:02 +0200, Christian Lohmaier wrote:
> Oh - and please write this in big letters :-)

	Yes :-)

> And also make sure when you remove it completely: Don't remove the
> filter-detection part of it. I.e. when a user then opens a
> binfilter-covered format, don't present the user with the file-format
> selection box, but use a "sorry, support for this format was removed -
> open it in 3.4" or similar dialog.

	That is a really good idea :-)

> Add to that - just realized that bugzilla of FDO has a
> review-extension (splinter - http://fishsoup.net/software/splinter/ )
> for patches. When an issue has a patch attached, it's possible to use
> a review link and comment on the whole patch and also on individual
> lines (double-click on the line you want to comment on in review mode)

	Yes - the problem (to me) with bugzilla is that (traditionally) patches
rot there - and that it builds a very atomised set of hackers - where
no-one knows what anyone else is contributing.

> This will also greatly ease creation of local clones, something that
> is so easy with mercurial, but so hard with git...

	Yep - go Norbert ! :-)



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