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Re: Strategy regarding pantheon-files
If keeping the relationship marlin/pantheon-files open creates more work
than fixing the bugs ourselves, i think the only logical option is to break
On Mon, Jul 30, 2012 at 2:45 AM, Cody Garver <codygarver@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> As you and I heard from Xapantu the other day, he does not have the time
> to maintain upstream compatibility. He was the only one
> interested/investing in the relationship. Our only option now is to break
> the relationship and do what we have to to produce the best project we can.
> Thanks for bring this up.
> On Sun, Jul 29, 2012 at 9:50 AM, Mario Guerriero <mefrio.g@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:
>> I think that currently our biggest problem is to find a solution for the
>> developing process of pantheon-files. Let me to explain it better.
>> When we started to develop Files we decided to follow Marlin's
>> development and merge our file manager with all new code from the
>> ammonkey's one but now the compatibility is broken. Previously we was able
>> to merge them easily, without any addictional working, but now, after
>> merging them, Files needs a lot of changing to resolve all the conflicts
>> which could destroy all our work on it. I think that if we want to continue
>> to have our good file manager there are two possible solutions:
>> 1. We can ask ammonkey to get back (again?) but it won't be realized
>> for sure.
>> 2. We can switch to Marlin for Luna.
>> 3. We can break all the relationships between Marlin and Files code
>> and continue our development alone
>> I think that the best proposal is the last one, even if we don't have a
>> lot of manpower.
>> This question should be solved before the beta release so please let me
>> to know your idea to continue Files developing soon.
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> Cody Garver
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