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Re: officially retire 1.9?

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 13:47:17 +0000

Julian Foad wrote on Fri, 16 Aug 2019 09:47 +00:00:
> Stefan Sperling wrote:
> > [...] > But the amount of work involved in everyone else running tests and
> signing
> > releases must also be considered. We barely made the required signature count
> > for our last 3 releases. Focussing our volunteer resources on releases that
> > are actually used by Debian and Red Hat (as reference platforms that usually
> > ship our "oldest" releases) seems fair.
> >
> >> So I vote for softly reducing the support effort while leaving it documented
> >> as "supported".
> >
> > That's fine with me. It would more or less amount to the same thing :)
> > We have had "security and data corruption fixes only" backport guidelines
> > in the past. I'd suggest we could apply this to 1.9.
>
> Sounds good to me.

What's 1.9's new end-of-life date, then? Until what (past or future)
date do we _commit_ to backporting critical fixes?
Received on 2019-08-16 15:47:25 CEST

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