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Fri Jan 25 23:25:42 PST 2008
Though I have no vote, I would vote +1 on that. Big bangs usually end up backing out with a whimper. :-)
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> From: build-dev-bounces at openjdk.java.net [mailto:build-dev-
> bounces at openjdk.java.net] On Behalf Of Peter B. Kessler
> Sent: Friday, January 25, 2008 9:38 PM
> To: Andrew John Hughes
> Cc: John Rose; build-dev at openjdk.java.net
> Subject: Re: Quick confirmation
> Andrew John Hughes wrote:
> > On 25/01/2008, John Rose <John.Rose at sun.com> wrote:
> >> ....
> > Hi John,
> > Thanks for filling us in on what's happening. I'm sure you can
> > appreciate that from the outside, things look even more forlorn. I'm
> > sure we all eagerly anticipate the floodgates opening :)
> I hope we open a trickle, not floodgates. We have months of
> pent up pressure to release here (changing metaphors from
> home repair), and we shouldn't let it go all at once. Some
> of the changes are major, and we should let each one seep out
> through our testing harnesses, because there *will be* bugs in
> there, and it's easier to find them one at a time than trying
> to pick them out as the floodwaters recede.
> So, I'd look for a moderate flow for a while, before we drain
> down to what we can write in real-time. Of course, by then,
> we'll have lots of new people in the bucket brigade.
> My $0.02: not anything like an official Sun position.
> ... peter
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