[tahoe-dev] barriers to using tahoe

Ludovic Courtès ludo at gnu.org
Thu Feb 4 09:40:32 UTC 2010


Jody Harris <imhavoc at gmail.com> writes:

> 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 of work to keep it from falling out-of-date.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....

FWIW I also think that fixing the (S)FTP situation may significantly
improve user experience.


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