[Twisted-Python] April 20th Sprint Report
duncan.mcgreggor at gmail.com
Tue Apr 22 00:52:48 EDT 2008
On Mon, 2008-04-21 at 11:03 -0400, Jean-Paul Calderone wrote:
> Hello all,
> The first TSF sponsored Twisted sprint is done. Here's a quick rundown of
> some of the things that happened.
> * Glyph Lefkowitz made a huge dent in the current review queue, dealing
> with more than half of the outstanding tickets.
> * After some discussion about the value of a bugfix-only release vs a
> normal bugfix and feature enhancement release, Christopher Armstrong
> got the wheels rolling on 8.1.0 (which will be of the latter type).
> You probably already saw the pre1 announcement. Give it a spin!
> * Paul Swartz continued to strive towards the goal of Twisted Conch
> being as soft and cuddly as a little bunny rabbit.
> * Ying Li worked on permission and ownership features for FilePath.
> * Jeff Mancuso came by for a while and talked about Twisted Conch
> performance (and did some benchmarks) and SFTP access control
> * Roland Hedberg got his hands dirty in pyOpenSSL working on adding
> an API to get arbitrary X509v3 extensions.
> * Itamar Shtull-Trauring helped out all around.
> * I finished fixing some reactor startup and shutdown issues introduced
> in 8.0.
> We also discussed Twisted's backwards compatibility policy, guided
> mostly by Jonathan Lange's email of the 18th to this list, with the
> goal of creating an official document.
> The next sprint is tentatively scheduled for May 18th at the Divmod office.
Thanks for writing this up! And thanks to the Twisted folks who were
able to sprint, either virtually or in meatspace. I was off the nets
this weekend, so this was really great to read :-)
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