Newsgroups: mozilla.dev.ports.os2, mozilla.dev.planning
From: Benjamin Smedberg <benja...@smedbergs.us>
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2010 08:31:14 -0400
Local: Mon, Aug 30 2010 8:31 am
Subject: Re: Fwd: Proposed changes to supported build configurations (tiers)
On 8/29/10 4:46 PM, Steve Wendt wrote:
> It seems to me that "actively maintained" is a far better way to define theI agree with mconnor, but I'd like to follow up on this myself. As a project
> second tier than "important to maintain." If the "community" is truly
> encompassing, then every platform with a port is important to those that use
> it. What distinguishes some over others is whether there are people actively
> maintaining them.
with a community with many different desires, we have to prioritize some
things over others. The support tiers are a formalization of that support
mechanism. I am firmly convinced that OS/2 support should *never* cause us
to back out a patch. This is very different from our mobile platforms and
platforms we're trying to spin up into future products.
It isn't sufficient that a tier or feature be actively maintained. Overall,
In some cases we've gone beyond and said that we will not support an
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