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Re: Stable releases

From: Neil Jerram
Subject: Re: Stable releases
Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2006 21:33:56 +0000
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address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) writes:

> Hi,
> Neil Jerram <address@hidden> writes:
>> I've been wondering whether we could make stable releases on a more
>> predictable basis than we have done in the past.
> I'm all in favor of what you propose, but...
>> (a) leaving a short while - say 2-3 days - after committing a fix,
>>     just in case of a glaring mistake that would be picked up by
>>     another developer building
> I believe 2-3 days is a bit too short, given the current average
> response time on this mailing list.  :-)  So I'd rather say one week.

Agreed, one week is better.

> And also it'd be nice if the release maker could send a reminder one
> week before making the release so that people have an incentive to
> update their trees and test.

Yes, good idea.


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