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Re: Branch freezing for release

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Branch freezing for release
Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2019 15:24:31 +0300

> From: Noam Postavsky <address@hidden>
> Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2019 06:18:33 -0400
> Cc: Dmitry Gutov <address@hidden>, Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>, 
>       Emacs developers <address@hidden>
> > I'd hesitate to fix the number at 90 (or any other specific number),
> > because sometimes .90 is not close enough.  We could say .100, but
> > AFAIR that happened only once or twice in the history, so it would not
> > be helpful.  The problem here is that the number is not determined by
> > how close we think we are to the release, its correlation with that is
> > very weak.
> Yes, the only way to know is to follow emacs-devel, so for someone who
> doesn't follow the list, asking at anything above .90 is the only safe
> recommendation, right?

It's fine with me, but it would have meant that the emacs-26 branch
was frozen from the second pretest, which probably is too
conservative.  I don't remember when we last started pretest with a
number below 90, maybe only when Emacs 21 was in its pretest.  But if
others don't mind, neither do I.

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