[sword-devel] I implore you...

Mark Trompell mark at foresightlinux.org
Wed Jun 12 00:46:02 MST 2013

I just found that I carry a patch in my package to work around some
issues with curl 720 (can't remember what it was)
is that still needed for something? Attaching it to the mail in case
someone knows

On Sun, Jun 9, 2013 at 5:09 PM, Greg Hellings <greg.hellings at gmail.com> wrote:
> ...please just release 1.7.0 now. 15 months ago Troy promised it would be
> released the following month. Some things have happened that made it a bit
> difficult, but 15 MORE months beyond the already-too-long time is
> ridiculous. Please just release it as it is and then make regular bug-fix
> releases to address each of these outstanding bugs.
> Please, stop with the "one more bug" or "one more thing" or "next
> week/month, I  promise". Just release it. Xiphos is unable to make a new
> release because it has been repeatedly promised that "very soon now" a new
> Sword would be released, so the application has committed to the current SVN
> of Sword. BibleTime has support for several of the existing Sword features
> in a development branch but cannot make a release with that support because
> of a commitment to only supporting released Sword versions.
> Troy, you've said one reason you procrastinate releases is because you don't
> like going through the release process. I've offered twice now - with no
> response - to manage a stable branch of the library and make regular bug-fix
> releases from that while main trunk development continues onwards. With git,
> I already maintain such functionality on the github mirror of CrossWire -
> doing it for a stable branch would not be more difficult. Maybe someone else
> would also be willing if you don't want me to do that.
> But please, can we just have a release? 'Twould be nice.
> --Greg
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