[Bf-committers] Cheap Tweak Mode

K. Richard Rhodes krich at frontiernet.net
Sun Jan 16 00:07:48 CET 2005

It's just that i never really see much from tuhopuu make it into bf
(quick example, the way the lamps look in tuhopuu is great)


On Sat, 2005-01-15 at 20:34 +1100, Jonathan Merritt wrote:
> Well, I can think of two possible reasons to go via tuhopuu:
> 1. It allows non-programmers to test and use the patch in a full build.  
> Even though it's simple, it is somewhat experimental - is there any 
> other "quick/implicit mode switch" like this in Blender?  Regardless, it 
> allows more people to test it in real-world situations and answer 
> Chris's question about whether or not this is desirable.  The testing 
> and migration to the main codebase can surely be done prior to the next 
> release?
> 2. Chris does most (if not all!) of the work for tuhopuu merges, for 
> which all tuhopuu people are eternally grateful! :-)  If anyone can 
> manage a test period in tuhopuu prior to migrating to the main codebase 
> then surely it's him! :-)  Personally, I think that more stuff should go 
> through tuhopuu first.  While committing something like this directly 
> into the main codebase doesn't necessarily undermine tuhopuu, surely 
> going via tuhopuu with as many new features as possible will not do it 
> any harm.  It may even be helpful for the morale of less-experienced 
> developers to have more tuhopuu success stories.
> Jonathan Merritt.
> >looking at the code and testing the patch, ummm... it works and isn't
> >too intrusive. why go through tuhopuu for it ?
> >
> >K
> >  
> >
> >On Jan 15, 2005, at 1:14 AM, Chris Want wrote:
> >
> >  
> >
> >>>Anyways, I guess the
> >>>question is: is this a desirable behavior?
> >>>      
> >>>
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