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Re: RFC: Process for 1.x.0 releases

From: Justin Erenkrantz <justin_at_erenkrantz.com>
Date: 2004-07-22 11:58:56 CEST

--On Friday, July 16, 2004 2:02 PM -0400 Greg Hudson <ghudson@MIT.EDU> wrote:

> A major or minor release soak starts with A.B.0-rc1. There will
> only be an A.B.0-rc2 and higher if necessary, as each such release
> restarts the soak period. Once A.B.0 is out, subsequent releases in
> that line do not require a four week soak, because only conservative
> changes go into the line.

I think your proposed change makes sense for the A.B.0 case (B != 0), but what
about the A.0.0 case? (i.e. 2.0.0.)

Could we make the case that a four-week 'no-touching rule' might make more
sense before the first release of a new major version? I'd think it might -
because if we really screw something up, we might be at (A+1).0.0. -- justin

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