[NTG-context] beta

luigi scarso luigi.scarso at gmail.com
Tue Feb 1 09:45:36 CET 2011

On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 9:43 AM, Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> wrote:
> On 1-2-2011 6:53, Vnpenguin wrote:
>> On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 22:28, Hans Hagen<pragma at wxs.nl>  wrote:
>>> On 31-1-2011 7:11, Hans van der Meer wrote:
>>>> Thanks for changing things that way between one and the other. I am
>>>> starting to get a bit choleric about all things that constantly seem
>>>> broken
>>>> with the next update. Sorry for the sour note but these are costing me
>>>> hours
>>>> to iron out, time I do not have at the moment.
>>> well, no one forces you to update betas
>>> also, as long as we're in transition to mkiv you can expect an occasional
>>> hickup, after all, i have only a few machines to test
>> It's better to have someone could give you a hand.
>> In the long term, something like "Release Team" would be a must for
>> ConTeXt development. With this team, we can do some "Unit testing" for
>> each release in order to minimize problem.
> to some extend this is what the beta is for ... because mkiv is a moving
> target it sort of replaces the current, but if i can imagine that users wait
> a few days with updating till there are no problems reported
> concerning testing ... there is a slowly growing test suite, and i guess
> that at some point Luigi will run it alongside his module documentation runs
> .. you can offer him help with that (sanjoy also has made some test setup)
...mea culpa....
I'm busy with bachotex material --- and a wrong Ubuntu LTS upgrade...

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