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Re: TSVN release cycles

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 12 May 2010 20:07:13 +0200

On 12.05.2010 12:31, Stefan Fuhrmann wrote:

> Maybe, I got yet another idea:
>
> * stick with the SVN release schedule for 1.7
> * once 1.7.0 got released, request a guesstimate for 1.8
> a) believable 6 month time-frame -> stay in sync w/ SVN
> b) likely to be 9 month or more -> announce change in TSVN release
> policy
> * new release policy (if applicable):
> - a feature release about every 6 months
> - the last feature release may be rather close to the next SVN release
> (but stop releasing new features when SVN enters stabilization)
> - name releases closely to SVN version numbering:
> * 1.8.0, 1.8.1, ... for the initial feature set releases
> * 1.8.10, 1.8.11, ... for the second feature releases
> * 1.8.20, etc for the third feature release etc.
> (we don't release more frequently than every 3 weeks,
> so patch level numbers won't overlap)
>
> That way we wouldn't appear to change policies at a "whim"
> but have plenty of time to inform / educate users upfront, instead.

+1 from me.

Stefan

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