On Mon, Nov 3, 2008 at 3:14 PM, David Goodger <goodger@...> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 3, 2008 at 05:31, Guenter Milde <milde@...> wrote:
>> engelbert gruber <grubert@...> schrieb:
>>> i removed the status: planning and alpha and changed to stable
>>> hope this is ok for everybody.
> This is the kind of thing that it's better to discuss beforehand.
i think i posted a question on the list about this . which seams to
have been lost in holiday seasons.
> I would prefer to call it "experimental", but the 0.x numbering also
> conveys that idea.
i did add "Beta", somehow docutils is stable and is used in production.
seen from user standpoint, it is definately used in production.
mainly i considered planning and alpha not really matching.
>> I am not sure if skipping beta is a good idea and whether the specifications
>> are stable by now. But this is up to David.
> It depends on your definition of "stable". If it's "hasn't changed in
> a long time", then yes, our APIs are stable. If it's "will not change
> in future", then no, our APIs are probably not stable. For example, we
> have a few serious bugs & deficiencies (e.g. misreporting line numbers
> when "include" directives are present; inability to nest inline
> markup) which may necessitate API changes.
> However, I have not been working on these features or core APIs, so YMMV.