[tahoe-dev] barriers to using tahoe

Jody Harris imhavoc at gmail.com
Thu Feb 4 01:10:47 UTC 2010

On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 5:41 PM, Brian Warner <warner at lothar.com> wrote:

> Jody Harris wrote:
> > I asked a question about forking Twisted for the short term. There was
> > no response to that. Either, "that's a good idea with obvious
> > consequences.....," or "That's stupid because....."
> Eh, I think mostly it's just infeasible. It would take a lot of time and
> work for a hypothetical fork to become as well tested, packaged, and
> distributed as the mainline Twisted is, and then it would require a lot
> of work to keep it from falling out-of-date. I believe it would be
> faster to get the necessary patch accepted into mainline.
> The next step towards that is to write a unit test for the patch.
> http://twistedmatrix.com/trac/ticket/3462 is the place to submit such a
> patch.
> Well, that certainly wreaks....

So, Tahoe-LAFS has broken usability pending a patch that another software
team is reluctant to code a test for....

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