What to release? (wasy: DBFSet_atof_function resolved (again =))

Bernhard Reiter bernhard at intevation.de
Thu Jan 3 10:39:58 CET 2008


On Thursday 03 January 2008 02:12, Bernhard Reiter wrote:
> On Thursday 03 January 2008 01:59, Bram de Greve wrote:
> > Bernhard Reiter wrote:

[about /thuban/branches/WIP-pyshapelib-Unicode/thuban at 2798]

> > > Okay, I take it, this should be the version to be merged to trunk
> > > for a release?
 
> > I don't feel the developments in this branch have been tested well
> > enough for doing a merge yet.
>
> I was wondering, because after a brief look it seems that the LC_NUMERIC
> problem is not solved in WIP-pyhapelib-Unicode branch r2795 or was is
> solved? Best would be to have a version which only change the pyshapelib
> from swig to a manually coded python api, but keep the functionality as far
> as possible.

So I am still wondering which version to release for Thuban 1.2.1
(which I would want to release quite soon).
Candidates:
a) Not merge the new pyshapelib back to trunk
b) use /thuban/branches/WIP-pyshapelib-Unicode/thuban at 2795
   Drawback: potentially LC_NUMERIC unstable, which is a regressing
   less tested then
   Advantage: More test exposure with the new code.
c) use /thuban/branches/WIP-pyshapelib-Unicode/thuban at 2798 2799 or later
   Drawback: in development, so not tested and ready for a real release.

Before christmas b) seemed to be the best guess, I am now wondering if a)
is better so we can properly wait until the waves for c) are done.
Nothing keeps us from doing another Thuban release once we see fit.

What do you think?

Bernhard


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