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Re: RFC: Release process amendment (was Re: Vetoing latest issue #3020 fix in 1.6.10)

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2010 19:02:29 +0300 (Jerusalem Daylight Time)

Hyrum K. Wright wrote on Wed, 31 Mar 2010 at 10:41 -0500:
> The counter-argument, of course, is that we set the deadline not at
> the time of tag, but at the time of when the last merge can be
> performed. While possible, we may lack the discipline to *not*
> include a fix which receives its third vote shortly after this
> deadline, and for which there is significant community momentum. We
> could make exceptions, but once that happens, it's a slippery slope
> back to where we are today.

To avoid this, perhaps we could make the policy to delay the tag until
24 hours after the merge of the fix-included-by-exception.
Received on 2010-03-31 18:02:21 CEST

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