[Kolab-devel] merge5

Jeroen van Meeuwen (Kolab Systems) vanmeeuwen at kolabsys.com
Fri Oct 8 17:05:56 CEST 2010

Gunnar Wrobel wrote:
> Zitat von "Jeroen van Meeuwen (Kolab Systems)" <vanmeeuwen at kolabsys.com>:
> > Hello there,
> > 
> > I need some feedback on merge5[1]. From the level of feedback received so
> > far I cannot but draw either of two conclusions;
> > 
> > 1) nobody's interested
> > 2) nobody understands
> > 
> > Regardless, unless feedback is provided, the result would be we drop
> > the patch
> > as soon as is humanly and technically possible, that being the 3.0
> > milestone.
> > 
> > I'll be available questions, meanwhile keeping the merge issue open, for
> > another two weeks. After that it's out, over, closed.
> I don't think we can drop it this easily. Or do you have an actual
> alternative to get the same functionality as provided by this patch?

Yes, it's in the ticket.

> As far as I remember from our last discussion we do not have this at
> the moment and the merge issue describes no solution either.

You may remember incorrectly; while you changed some settings you did not 
change other settings (virtdomains, mailbox names, ACLs) to match the new 

> And I'm pretty certain we don't want to make our users - which may
> very well be used to logging in via their short UID - unhappy by
> suddenly denying them this option.

Define "suddenly" - it would be perfectly acceptable to set 3.0 as the target 
milestone to not ship this patch with, and start not shipping this patch while 
we work on 3.0.

Kind regards,

Jeroen van Meeuwen
Senior Engineer, Kolab Systems AG

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