[tor-dev] Sponsor F: update; next meeting [in *two weeks*]
infinity0 at gmx.com
Mon Oct 21 19:46:50 UTC 2013
On 20/10/13 07:02, David Fifield wrote:
> It's not that I'm trying to neglect unglamorous development--I'm really
> not. This is how I see it: As a software engineer, I am always trying to
> reduce risk. Refactoring code reduces risk in the long term but
> increases risk in the short term. Sticking with our old busted
> duplicated code is risky in the long term, but very predictable in the
> short term. We've already done a lot to destablize the code (just by
> adding new features), so if possible I prefer not to further destablize
> it before trying to build bundles. The risk associated with refactoring
> is one I think can be safely deferred for a couple of weeks.
> Does it at least come across that there is some principled reasoning
> behind my recommendations?
> I'm fully with you on doing code quality improvements before WebRTC and
> transport composition.
OK, I can get along with this.
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