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Re: Checkout the sources for the release branch

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Checkout the sources for the release branch
Date: Thu, 24 May 2007 08:53:36 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/23.0.51 (gnu/linux)

"Lennart Borgman (gmail)" <address@hidden> writes:

> Jason Rumney wrote:
>> Lennart Borgman (gmail) wrote:
>>> The information about EMACS_22_BASE is specific to Emacs. Where would
>>> you suggest to put that information?
>> It is probably useful to list the active branches somewhere, but that is
>> a different matter than handholding users through the exact CVS commands
>> to use in every circumstance.
> I do not think there is anything wrong with handholding per se as long
> as it does not lead to cluttering of the information.
> I think the way that saves most time should be used. And then the
> normal thinking may apply: there are probably many times more readers
> than writers. (And many of them can potentially be helpful with
> Emacs.)

People who want to be helpful in pretesting should get the pretest
tarballs.  That's what they are for.

People who use CVS can be expected to acquire a minimum of knowledge
for that.

David Kastrup

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