[ODE] some quick notes on 0.6...

Terry L. Triplett c0d3g33k at gmail.com
Thu Jun 22 12:30:41 MST 2006

A - f'ing - men.

On 6/22/06, Justin Couch <justin at vlc.com.au> wrote:
> Jason Perkins wrote:
> > The most troubling issue to me is the partially implemented colliders.
> > It is going to be a while before we get them done, and we ought to
> > come up with a way to let users know what is and is not working.
> In my own experience, having run many different OSS projects over the
> last decade, partial implementations are far, far better than none. With
> partials in there and right in front of the user, they'll use them.
> Then, they find out things that are wrong and either fix them, or pay
> someone else to fix them if it bugs them enough. When there is nothing,
> people aren't as motivated to correct the situation. Documenting what is
> not quite working yet as part of the API documentation is the way to go
> as it is the easiest to maintain (people tend to tweak the documentation
> if it is local to where they're making the fixes, but won't if the two
> are separated).
> --
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