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Re: Checkout the sources for the release branch

From: Lennart Borgman (gmail)
Subject: Re: Checkout the sources for the release branch
Date: Thu, 24 May 2007 12:07:39 +0200
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David Kastrup wrote:
"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

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.

And how should they get that?

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