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Re: Subversion 1.4.0 Release Candidate 5 released

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2006-09-06 16:43:59 CEST

On 9/6/06, Andreas Schweigstill <andreas@schweigstill.de> wrote:
> Dear David!
> David Glasser schrieb:
> > Looks like it's been a week. Are we nearing the final release?
> Of course we are. Why do you ask such a question?
> Probably you don't understand what the following sentence means:
> "The term 'release candidate' means the Subversion developers feel that
> this release is stable and ready for production use, so we encourage
> people to test this release thoroughly."
> Unfortunately reality quite often shows the opposite. Also I made some
> "minor changes" to a project (not Subversion) which caused massive
> problems which neither I nor somebody else ever expected. So noone can
> be sure that even small bug fixes cause new problems or discover more
> old problems(!) without testing.

Whoa there, David is a Subversion developer, and was just asking if it
was time to kick off the release process. The release manager just
moved from france to the US for an internship, so it's not outside the
realm of possibility that the fact that the soak period is over has
slipped his mind.


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Received on Wed Sep 6 17:02:32 2006

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