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Re: Releasing 1.6

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu>
Date: Wed, 06 Aug 2008 23:34:00 -0700

Peter Samuelson wrote:
> [Hyrum K. Wright]
>> In all honesty, if we've got the features, people don't mind the
>> overhead, and we think that it will be a benefit to our users, I've
>> no problem bumping up the release "schedule" to put out 1.6 sooner.
> What CollabNet wants is a 1.5 with one new feature set in it - which
> implies branching from 1.5.x. If we did that and called it 1.6, it
> would be completely different from how releases have ever been done
> before. I don't think I'm in favor.
> However, if all you mean is to do a regular 1.6 release by branching
> trunk to 1.6.x soonish, that's a different matter. That seems OK, so
> long as it doesn't imply shortening the serious-bugs-and-security-fixes
> support window of 1.4.x too drastically.

We wouldn't change the process for 1.6, just the time frame. 1.6.x will be
branched from trunk.

I have no data on this, but it feels like the 1.4.x line is already dead in most
developers' minds.


Received on 2008-08-07 08:34:27 CEST

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