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Re: Branching 1.5.x on 31/03

From: Charles Woloszynski <charles.woloszynski_at_innocon.com>
Date: 2007-03-16 13:08:31 CET

+1 on waiting for merge tracking.

I think this is one of the biggest items for SVN and I don't
personally (or corporately) need any of the other features in the
proposed 1.5 collection.

On Mar 13, 2007, at 1:55 PM, eg wrote:

> 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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Charles Woloszynski
Innovative Concepts, Inc.
Sr. Director, Advanced Networking Systems

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Received on Fri Mar 16 13:08:58 2007

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