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Re: Continue the 1.10 alphas?

From: Johan Corveleyn <jcorvel_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 1 May 2017 23:57:54 +0200

On Mon, May 1, 2017 at 10:54 PM, Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_apache.org> wrote:
> Just asking...
> As I understand it, we paused the issuing of 1.10 alpha releases because we
> considered that the final 1.10 release will need to address the SHA1
> collision issue otherwise it won't be considered a viable release.
> It seemed reasonable to pause for a bit while the SHA1 issue was worked on,
> and Stefan2 has done some work on that. But currently it seems that there is
> nobody doing any further work on it.
> We could continue waiting, or maybe now we should resume the alpha testing
> of the new features (conflict resolution), and let the SHA1 work be fixed as
> and when someone is motivated to do so (before or after 1.10). It seems to
> me that sometimes in open source we need to get on with doing what we can
> do, and just trust that someone else will do the rest.
> Thoughts?


I think this "pause-for-sha1-fixes" has now taken more than long
enough. We should try gathering our focus again on releasing 1.10, and
get the improvements it brings in the hands of users.

Received on 2017-05-01 23:58:27 CEST

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