[Cosmo-dev] Bug 10304 and base64 encoding

Travis Vachon travis at osafoundation.org
Mon Sep 10 11:21:22 PDT 2007


On Sep 10, 2007, at 11:15 AM, Brian Moseley wrote:

> On 9/10/07, Travis Vachon <travis at osafoundation.org> wrote:
>
>> Unfortunately, I'm -1 on leaving the code as-is in 0.7.2. I'm +0 on
>> your proposal, but am still confused why any of these changes belong
>> in this particular release. To be clear, I would be perfectly content
>> moving all of these changes (base64 encoding included!) into trunk.
>
> one could argue that .7 is broken in this regard. what if somebody
> needed to build a client and the only library available to them
> automatically attempted to base64 decode our entry content because of
> its mime type?


I think that's a totally valid argument, and one that I agree with,  
but in that case a bug should be filed and put through the bug  
council process. Note that I don't think we should be this anal about  
process for bugs on trunk, but for the maintenance releases that's  
the way we've decided to roll.

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