Kodi 19 a pipedream?
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(2020-06-14, 16:25)debennett2 Wrote: At some point, one has to stop supporting 18 to begin forcing the hand.
IMO it is a shame that we have to leave users with bugs that we could fix with a backport just to "force" addon devs to be interested in Kodi. Even if we had not done a single backport or point release, v19 would be no nearer release. Every fix was needed for v19 has been applied to master first, it has not been wasted effort.

I guess I would like to know from users if they would have prefered v18.0 was frozen 17 months ago, and access to the fixes provided via 18.1 to 18.7 was only via using the v19 nightlies? That information can inform how the release cycle is managed in future.

(2020-06-14, 16:25)debennett2 Wrote: That not only will get add-on developers to jump on-board who haven't already as well as create more enthusiasm with possible new developers to help with 19 as a core. Just my observations.
Great if it can attract new core devs, with the skills, enthusuiasm, persistence and patience to climb the mountain that is Kodi. We will see soon as an alpha release is imminent.
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Messages In This Thread
Kodi 19 a pipedream? - by debennett2 - 2020-06-01, 13:49
RE: Kodi 19 a pipedream? - by Klojum - 2020-06-01, 14:48
RE: Kodi 19 a pipedream? - by DaVu - 2020-06-13, 15:35
RE: Kodi 19 a pipedream? - by debennett2 - 2020-06-14, 16:25
RE: Kodi 19 a pipedream? - by DaveBlake - 2020-07-04, 10:22
RE: Kodi 19 a pipedream? - by debennett2 - 2020-07-21, 17:23
RE: Kodi 19 a pipedream? - by DNKK - 2020-07-22, 09:35
RE: Kodi 19 a pipedream? - by annomatik - 2020-07-28, 14:57
RE: Kodi 19 a pipedream? - by PatK - 2020-06-14, 18:28
RE: Kodi 19 a pipedream? - by debennett2 - 2020-06-14, 18:33
RE: Kodi 19 a pipedream? - by da-anda - 2020-07-01, 17:23
RE: Kodi 19 a pipedream? - by PatK - 2020-07-01, 18:13
RE: Kodi 19 a pipedream? - by Dumyat - 2020-07-01, 19:59
RE: Kodi 19 a pipedream? - by jjd-uk - 2020-07-28, 11:22


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