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Re: svn commit: r1819391 - /subversion/site/staging/docs/release-notes/1.10.html

From: Nathan Hartman <hartman.nathan_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Dec 2017 23:50:02 -0500

On Dec 28, 2017, at 5:59 PM, Stefan <luke1410_at_posteo.de> wrote:
> Suggestion for a different phrasing:
> section id: svn-1.9-old-stable
> The Subversion 1.9.x line is now the old stable version. This means that 1.9.x will still receive security relevant fixes as well as bugfixes. While we will evaluate any bugreport with regards to its severity, there might be issues with a lower severity which will only get fixed in 1.10.x (this especially applies to issues which would require API additions/changes and/or require a significant investment to get backported to the old stable version).
> Therefore, if you are running into an issue with the old stable version which has already been fixed in the latest version, we might ask you to upgrade to that version to resolve the issue.
> Regards,
> Stefan

Just chiming in here. As a user, Stefan's suggested text makes sense, sounds reasonable from both a dev and a user point of view, and is far less scary sounding than "deprecated" or "doomed" -- yes I know the other text said it's NOT doomed, but nevertheless!!! :-)
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