[owncloud-devel] Fwd: ownCloud 7 RC 2

Morris Jobke morris at owncloud.com
Wed Jul 16 20:26:32 GMT 2014


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From: Morris Jobke <hey at morrisjobke.de>
Date: 2014-07-16 22:16 GMT+02:00
Subject: Re: [owncloud-devel] ownCloud 7 RC 2
To: Frank Karlitschek <frank at owncloud.org>
Cc: List for Developers of ownCloud <devel at owncloud.org>, Bernhard Posselt <
mail at bernhard-posselt.com>


Yes :+1:

Have too fully agree with Lukas and Frank


2014-07-16 21:07 GMT+02:00 Frank Karlitschek <frank at owncloud.org>:


> > On 16.07.2014, at 14:41, Lukas Reschke <lukas at owncloud.org> wrote:
> >
> >
> >> On 16 Jul 2014, at 15:53, Jan-Christoph Borchardt <
> hey at jancborchardt.net> wrote:
> >>
> >> The Notes and Music apps seem to be missing from the release.
> >> I was under the impression the updater code is done and thus now those
> two apps could be included.
> >>
> >> Cause they are really well done and good examples of useful apps. If
> Bernhard and Morris agree their apps are ready for prime-time, it would be
> cool to include them.
> >
> > More apps in the standard distribution means more bugs and a broader
> attack surface.
> >
> > I also really like those two apps and they are probably my often used
> ones. Also Morris and Bernhard are awesome and talented folks :-)
> > However, I’m somewhat hesitant adding such big amounts of code to the
> standard distribution so early before a release.
> >
> > We need clearly defined guidelines and processed what we add to the
> default distribution  and *when*. If we drop everything into it a week
> before a release bad things will happen. The code is neither completely
> peer reviewed (bugs / security issues / etc…) nor thoroughly tested with
> the new release.
> >
> > @Frank: Your opinion, please. THX. If we add this to the standard
> distribution I’d like to review those before which means we should move the
> release at least a week to July 30th. I don’t have time before.
>
> I think I agree with you. We want to have more and more great apps in the
> future. And I´m not sure it is a good strategy to ship more and more in one
> huge monolithic blob. We can see at other open source projects that this
> doesn´t scale and wil lead into serious longterm problems. This would
> require a ton of coordination in feature development, QA, packaging,
> security and promotion if everything has to be ready and released at the
> same time.
> I would actually try to make the main ownCloud releases smaller but make
> the discovering, installing, updating and removing of apps easier.
>
> I hope this makes sense.
>
>
> Frank
>
>
>
>
> > - Lukas
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