Responses (my opinions) inline.
On Aug 31, 2012, at 8:57 AM, Juho Jaakkola <juho-jaakk...@hotmail.com> wrote:
> Should comments be a plugin or not
Not a plugin. I think there are places where Elgg core should be opinionated and this is one of them.
> What kind of threading API is going to be implemented
None in 1.9. Let the plugin market decide the best way.
> How to handle upgrading of the annotations
AFAIK the plan is to have a script convert them several at time (latest to eldest) and triggered by cron and/or an admin. I imagine this would be an Ajax script that kept restarting itself.
> When and how are these going to be decided? Does the core team still have weekly meetings in IRC like it did some time ago?
No but I'd be happy to.