Re: [Evolution-hackers] Let's clean up dead files in Subversion trunk
- From: Jeffrey Stedfast <fejj novell com>
- To: Matthew Barnes <mbarnes redhat com>
- Cc: evolution-hackers gnome org
- Subject: Re: [Evolution-hackers] Let's clean up dead files in Subversion trunk
- Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2007 09:44:20 -0400
I probably wouldn't get rid of mail/README.async, that's useful
knowledge in there iirc.
On Thu, 2007-09-20 at 15:14 -0400, Matthew Barnes wrote:
> With GNOME 2.22 development just now getting under way, this seems like
> a good time for some fall cleaning. There's quite a few files still
> living in Subversion trunk that we did not ship for GNOME 2.20.
> I've filed a series of bug reports about this, hoping that we can
> collectively sift through the lists and decide what should stay and what
> should go, as maybe spot files we *should* have shipped that got
> I'm of the opinion that, in general, trunk should only contain what we
> ship. If we need to resurrect a file down the road we can always fetch
> it from SCM archives. Keeping dead, unshipped source code files in
> trunk is especially detrimental to developers because someone will
> inevitably waste time maintaining them, not realizing or forgetting
> they're dead. I've lost track of the number of times this has happened
> to me.
> Here's the list of bug reports. Please to comments about specific files
> to the appropriate bug.
> http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=478704 (Evolution)
> http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=478692 (Evolution-Data-Server)
> http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=478680 (Evolution-Exchange)
> http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=478670 (GtkHtml)
> Matthew Barnes
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