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Re: What's left before branching 1.7.x?

From: Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis <arfrever.fta_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 7 May 2011 21:58:07 +0200

2011-05-06 01:07:38 Mark Phippard napisaƂ(a):
> On Thu, May 5, 2011 at 6:02 PM, Hyrum K Wright <hyrum_at_hyrumwright.org> wrote:
> > We've still got bugs (we'll always have bugs), but I think getting
> > more testing via the pre-releases is important at this stage, and I
> > see branching as a step toward cutting pre-releases.
> I am not a huge fan of alpha/beta releases. I just do not think they
> provide a lot of value as you rarely get back any feedback. We did
> this with 1.5 and even put a fair amount of effort into publicizing it
> and providing binaries etc. Yet I recall we did not start getting any
> real feedback and evidence that people were looking at the releases
> until we got to the final release candidates and it was getting
> obvious we were about to release.

We might ask downstream maintainers of Subversion in some GNU/Linux distributions
to include alpha/beta releases of Subversion.
(Alpha/beta releases of various packages are sometimes included in Gentoo.)

Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis

Received on 2011-05-07 21:58:57 CEST

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