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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <>
Subject Re: Disclaimer text for incubated projects
Date Sat, 11 Oct 2003 08:44:17 GMT
Justin Erenkrantz wrote:

> On Sat, Oct 04, 2003 at 11:49:01AM +0200, Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
>>I knew that many did not want renamings to occur, being touted as 
>>"expensive", so I still stand behind my last proposal (that has been 
>>trimmed here) which seems to me like a possible "compromise":
> I'll just chime in belatedly and say that if the incubated project used
> Subversion, renaming is *easy*.  CVS sucks for this.


Unfortunatley, projects should stick to what they'll use later.

> While we can do renaming of lists, etc, it's a pain (saying as one of
> the four schmucks that will get stuck doing it).  I think we're willing
> to do it as long as it's infrequent.  The biggest problem is that
> projects want their old aliases to work for a little while.  From our
> perspective, that's the really annoying part.

As this is a technical thing, can't scripting be used to automate it?

Nicola Ken Barozzi         
             - verba volant, scripta manent -
    (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)

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