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Re: Beta or RC by Wednesday evening

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: Wed, 12 Mar 2008 08:36:47 -0700

On Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 8:30 AM, Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com> wrote:
> "Hyrum K. Wright" <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu> writes:
> > I've been a bit out of the loop for the past few days, but it looks
> > like STATUS is pretty empty, and has been for a while. If there
> > aren't any objections, I'd like to roll *beta* 1 tomorrow evening.
> >
> > I know some people may feel we should call this an RC, and if that's
> > what folks want it's fine by me. I personally feel that we still have
> > a couple of unresolved issues ('log -g', for instance) which warrant
> > calling this a beta, rather than an RC.
> >
> > Anyway, please get your fixes into 1.5.x by Wednesday evening [it'll
> > be late, I'm on the (US) West Coast right now.]
> I think 'beta' is the way to go. I know Mark Phippard will kill me :-),
> but a beta is likely to attract a lot of attention, and on a release
> this big, it's worth having one before we go into the (implied)
> stability of an RC.

Agreed. A release candidate should be a release candidate: it should
be something that has all the ingredients for a release, and just
needs to be shaken out a little. We're not quite there yet.


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