13:50 June 20, 2011

automagic development

Consider e.g. Mozilla could benefit from deploy a plethora of tools (see e.g. http://brasstacks.mozilla.com/toolbox/ ) and custom configuration on e.g. developer laptops. Ideally, you would have a variety of configurations that could be mixed and matched depending on desires and needs, but the simplest case -- a single configuration -- can be extrapolated to the more complicated case. Imagine if, when you alter your configuration or any of the provided tools it was automagically pushed to your own fork (pre-provided). Then these could be used for notification and combed for information that can be used to update the canonical repository