Subject: Re: should not check in unfinished code
To: David Laight <>
From: William Allen Simpson <>
List: tech-install
Date: 07/04/2003 07:45:52
David Laight wrote:
> > You checked it in!  That means you're done, and you've tested it, and
> > you are ready for others to test!
> Correct, that parts that are checked in should work.
> Indeed part of the reason for checking them in is to get additional
> exposure.
That means the documentation has to be updated so that folk can try it. 
It doesn't "work" until usable by others.

> That doesn't mean that all the changes I'm going to make are checked in.
> It really would be too hard to see what had happened if all the changes
> were commited at once.
Sure.  That wasn't the point.
William Allen Simpson
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