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Re: "... first release candidate is expected in August 2011." Really?

From: Hyrum K Wright <hyrum_at_hyrumwright.org>
Date: Mon, 23 May 2011 11:25:33 -0700

On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 11:05 AM, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>wrote:

> I recently saw the elego post-SvnDay write-up at:
> http://www.elegosoft.com/bestof-svnday2011/
> Cool stuff, and I'm glad to see that our gracious hosts felt that the day
> was successful. I know I was encouraged by conversations I had with recent
> adopters of Subversion, as well as by the opportunity to meet our two
> newest
> committers!


> I do have a question, though, about a portion of that report:
> The good news is: after the extensive rewrite of Subversion's working
> copy library has completed, a release branch will be created within a
> month, and the first release candidate is expected in August 2011.
> I didn't get the sense at the hackathon that there were enough documented
> blocker issues to delay our putting out our first release candidate for
> another *three months*. Did I miss some critical discussion on Friday?
> Did
> I simply misunderstand the discussions we had earlier in the week? Are
> there some blockers that are living in peoples' minds and *not* in the
> tracker (aka "poor collaboration and communication")? Was the write-up
> just
> a mistake, and August is actually the *release* target date?

I noticed that bit of prose as well, and just chalked it up to
an overzealous PR guy.

The outcome of the hackathon was "we'll start alpha releases in June and
branch when the blockers are gone"

Received on 2011-05-23 20:26:32 CEST

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