[typo] 1.1 or 1.0, choose now!

Piers Cawley pdcawley at bofh.org.uk
Thu Mar 30 02:59:40 EST 2006

Piers Cawley <pdcawley at bofh.org.uk> writes:

> After further testing of the rails_1_1 branch, it seems I was rather
> to sanguine about how well it works with Rails 1.0. Essentially, it
> doesn't, I don't know why, and working out why is going to be HARD.
> So, we're faced with a choice: we can move the typo trunk to a point
> where we *require* Rails 1.1, or we can wait until we come up with a
> fix for 1.0.
> My gut feeling (especially given the speed with which the hosting
> companies have made the switch to 1.1) is that we should just move
> over to requiring 1.1 as soon as possible; there's lots of goodies in
> there that I want to use for typo; we'd probably be going to 1.1 only
> pretty swiftly any way.
> If we do this, we'd tag revision 971 (the current trunk HEAD) as
> 'good_with_1_0' or something and just move on.
> What does the panel think?

Actually, we might not have to choose. The latest patch on the
rails_1_1 branch seems to be *substantially* more robust in Rails 1.0
development mode. And it's conceptually nicer too.

Piers Cawley <pdcawley at bofh.org.uk>

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