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Re: [PROPOSAL] - maintain projected release date for 1.7

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Wed, 31 Aug 2011 10:33:16 -0400

On 08/31/2011 10:17 AM, Hyrum K Wright wrote:
> There will be a little bit of delay by the mirroring system, but Mike
> and I were discussing the possibility of releasing before the mirrors
> have caught up and just warning our users of this fact in the release
> announcement. That would compress things a bit, but I'm generally
> indifferent.

One benefit I see to announcing as early as possible is that it lets binary
package maintainers do their thang a day earlier, ideally completing their
independent verifications and packaging/publishing steps about the same time
that the mirrors are all caught up. I don't know if that benefit outweighs
the mild "tease" of announcing a release that maybe some folks have a hard
time finding, or what. (Color me "generally indifferent", too.)

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
CollabNet   <>   www.collab.net   <>   Distributed Development On Demand

Received on 2011-08-31 16:33:49 CEST

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