Time-based releases and love

I believe in time-based releases. I believe in frequent releases. I believe in a trunk branch that is always ready to be a release candidate. Many Free Software developers share my beliefs. For a long time I haven’t questioned it. It’s obviously good to release regularly and often …

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brisbane-core

Up in Brisbane, while I was diligently working away on package branches in Launchpad, many of the Bazaar guys were working on their new “brisbane-core” format.

I overheard one of them say in this new format ‘log -v’ is up to twenty times faster.

Want more details? Well, perhaps someone …

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User Experience — When Reality Attacks

I’ve just got back from a hectic week in London, where members of the Bazaar community got together and thrashed out a bunch of important topics.

We talked about “user experience” and how we all want Bazaar to be a joy to use. More than one person said that …

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Another Bazaar story

I’m currently hacking away on Launchpad’s support for “stacked branches“, something that will really make Launchpad’s codehosting a joy to use.

At the moment, I’m writing some tests that require a user to login. This was becoming a bit cumbersome, until I remembered something: Tim has …

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