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Re: Branching 1.5.x on 31/03

From: eg <egoots_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-03-13 18:55:02 CET

David Anderson wrote:
> Hey,
> Following the thread on dev@ and the thread on users@ asking our users
> what we should do with 1.5, I propose we branch the 1.5.x release
> branch at the end of this month.
> For those who didn't follow the discussions, I just read through the
> users@ thread, and this is what I think sums it up:
> - As can be expected, there are still a lot of people who want merge
> tracking ASAP.
> - However, relatively few said that 1.5.0 should absolutely feature
> merge tracking, no compromises. And those who did say that basically
> just said they would skip 1.5 and bump to 1.6 when it comes out.
> - A good portion of replies express interest in getting the features
> and bugfixes we have right now out immediately, rather than push it
> all off until we get merge tracking done.
> - A few people remarked that getting the features we have now "out
> there" is also good for merge tracking stabilization, as we will have
> time to address bugs in these features before we release the merge
> tracking behemoth, and could therefore focus more on merge tracking
> for 1.6.

As of my count just now from the
(gmane.comp.version-control.subversion.users) newsgroup postings, the
vote is:

18 in favor of releasing right now.
13 in favor of waiting for merge tracking.

To be fair, some were a bit ambiguous.

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