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Re: starting the test phase for 1.7

From: Stefan Fuhrmann <eqfox_at_web.de>
Date: Sat, 09 Apr 2011 13:40:55 +0200

On 04.04.2011 19:51, Stefan Sperling wrote:
> Should we start building 1.7 binaries and ask people to test them?
> We might call it beta testing or even "early access builds" or somesuch.
> I don't really care about the name.
+1 on the alpha / preview / whatever release. The feedback should
help e.g. focusing on real-world usage issues with WC-NG.
> But there seems to be increased interest in 1.7 among our user base.
I noticed a significant increase in feedback on the TSVN dev list lately.
Seems that people sense the 1.7 release finally drawing closer.
> TortoiseSVN is already providing binaries based on trunk code and we've
> already received useful feedback because of this.
Just a reminder: Those binaries are strictly unsupported and unofficial.

> Related documention would of course contain warnings about using these
> binaries on production data. The idea is to make it easier for people
> to run 1.7 since we've rarely received test reports for our source code
> beta releases in the past.
How would we coordinate that release from a practical standpoint?

We might just pick a random revision, say April 18th, 0:00 UTC,
branch from there, add notes, do quick fixes as needed and then
release over the course of that week.

-- Stefan^2.
Received on 2011-04-09 13:41:23 CEST

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