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Re: Intentions for 1.11 release timing

From: Johan Corveleyn <jcorvel_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2018 22:55:45 +0200

On Fri, Jun 29, 2018 at 1:32 PM, Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_apache.org> wrote:
> Can others approve or comment on this reduced plan please, especially those who +1'd the previous statement ( http://svn.apache.org/r1834111 ) which I now think was too onerous?
>
> Stefan Sperling wrote:
>> I would prefer having just the minimum requirements we are going
>> to fullfill written down. What you wrote above makes sense to me.
>> I don't see a problem with making decisions to over-deliver on
>> these written promises on a case-by-case basis as we see fit.
>
> Suggested wording:
>
> [[[
> Subversions delivers two kinds of stable releases:
>
> * Long Term Support (LTS):
> - release every 2 years; 4 years support; emphasis on stability
> * standard:
> - release every 6 months; 6 months support; emphasis on features
>
> Support means we will fix critical issues (security/corruption). We may also sometimes fix other issues as appropriate to the emphasis of each release.
> ]]]
>
> I also invite suggestions for a better name than "standard" for the 6-month releases. ("Quick", "unstable", "enthusiast", ...)
>
> - Julian

Yes, +1 on this lighter proposal.

-- 
Johan
Received on 2018-06-29 22:56:15 CEST

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