ianb at colorstudy.com
Sun Nov 29 04:17:00 CET 2009
Personally, if the author/maintainer of any library claims it is
maintained/up-to-date, I say trust them. Most people are pretty honest
about the status of their projects. But it does require a positive response
to really make this claim.
On Sat, Nov 28, 2009 at 12:03 PM, Aaron Watters <arw1961 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, Nov 26, 2009 at 1:02 PM, Chris McDonough <chrism at plope.com>
> > wrote:
> > > http://wiki.python.org/moin/WebFrameworks
> > seems to be the place where folks
> > > are registering their respective web frameworks.
> > >
> > > I'd like to move some of the frameworks which are
> > currently in the various
> > > categories which haven't been active in a few years.
> > In particular, I'd
> > > like to move any framework which hasn't had a release
> > since the beginning of
> > > 2008 (arbitrary) into the "Discontinued / Inactive"
> > framework category. I'd
> > > be willing to do the work to make sure I wasn't moving
> > one that actually
> > > *did* have releases past that but just hadn't updated
> > the page.
> > >
> > > Any dissent?
> > >
> > > - C
> Why not call them "apparently stable"
> versus "under active development"? Is the
> cgi module "discontinued"?
> I'm a little sensitive on this topic
> because people tell me that Gadfly is "inactive"
> or "discontinued"
> but it still does what it does
> as documented very well.
> Frequent releases may actually be a sign of
> bugginess and bad design.
> If you suspect a project is really dead, maybe you
> could try to contact the authors and ask about
> what they think.
> -- Aaron Watters
> BTW, I think "Release early, release often" is nonsense
> because it means you are probably releasing
> something buggy and unstable which will just alienate
> your users, who will never come back to see the better
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