On Thursday 2013-12-12 21:03, Robert Schweikert wrote:
Well, people have to do it nowadays anyway, they just break Factory
and have to fix it in Factory while Factory is broken while now the
breakage will move into staging tree and get merged once it's
Sorry, for not expressing this correctly. Yes, people that break
factory have to help fix factory. But there are more eyes on
factory, more help and more "pressure" than we will get in staging
tree XYZ. Thus the incentive for "everyone" (and I use everyone very
loosely) to jump in and help is much greater as compared to a
Staging and Factory have two different purposes, as I perceive it,
and as such, they complement each other.
Staging is merely a software aid for the developer(s) to see how
something interacts *at build time* with other packages; to
discover what upstream-neglected tarballs will fall apart on
an automake update.
But for anything that was not already run during the build process —
such as UIs — you need users, and you can only get them in Factory.
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