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Re: Release Management, Subversion 1.14

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 18:34:38 +0100

On Thu, Feb 20, 2020 at 09:29:00AM -0500, Nathan Hartman wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 14, 2020 at 7:26 AM Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de> wrote:
> > - Release notes and CHANGES need to be updated.
> > There are relatively few changes since we only have to document what
> > changed since September. I am wondering if 1.14 release note should
> > summarize what occurred betwen 1.10 and 1.14, or if they should be
> > written relative to 1.13 as the current draft implies.
> > For users upgrading from LTS to LTS it might make sense to give an
> > overview of what changed on one page. And it would also give us more
> > material to fill the release notes page with :)
> Two questions regarding the release notes:
> I have not (yet) added text regarding the experimental features (shelving,
> checkpointing, viewspec). Should those be documented? I think so, because
> these features have received major changes since 1.10, which make them more
> complete but come with a speed performance hit. OTOH there were talks of
> hiding experimental features.

At present it looks like we'll release them in their current state.
So I believe we should document them, just as we did in 1.11 and later releases.
We should still make clear that these features should not be relied upon until
they have been moved out of experimental status, if ever.

> Should there be a 1.9 EOL notice at the end (similar to the 1.8 EOL notice
> in the 1.10 release notes)?

Received on 2020-02-20 18:35:37 CET

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