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Re: Let's switch to time-based releases

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_apache.org>
Date: Tue, 28 Nov 2017 16:16:52 +0100

On 28.11.2017 15:01, Stefan wrote:
> I'm also a bit worried about the acceptance of faster releases (i.e.
> once every 6 months). Maybe we'd simply send out a mail to maintainers
> polling for which time line they'd prefer (i.e. 6, 9, 12, 24 months for
> new releases)? Just for us to get some idea on what those people who'd
> be directly impacted by our decision would think about before we are
> making a call?

That depends a lot on how we handle client (working copy!) compatibility
in future. Breaking the WC every 6 months is not acceptable; people will
simply not adopt newer versions of the client if we do that.

-- Brane
Received on 2017-11-28 16:16:57 CET

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