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From Daniel Fagerstrom <dani...@nada.kth.se>
Subject Re: Releasing from trunk
Date Wed, 07 Feb 2007 09:28:43 GMT
Reinhard Poetz skrev:
> Carsten Ziegeler wrote:
>> Vadim Gritsenko wrote:
>>> RC has a meaning of "release candidate", which to most people means 
>>> "well tested almost production quality code". Going through recent 
>>> commits I noticed a lot of refactoring, new code, untested code, and 
>>> so on. This hardly qualifies as RC material.
>>>
>>> IMHO, it should be labeled as M(n+1). -1 on RC since code is not 
>>> went through enough testing yet.
>>>
>> I really doubt that most of the code for final releases (or rc) is
>> tested better than what we currently have in trunk. We do releases for
>> 2.1.x without real tests for most of the code base. We rely on user
>> experience/tests. The version from trunk is used by several of us
>> already in production, several people have tried it out and it seems
>> that most of the problems have been fixed. So I really think that this
>> qualifies for an RC release.
>
> Just wanted to write something similar. What we need now is more 
> people who use/try it and in this sense it doesn't help to ship more 
> milestone releases.
>
> I also think that it is an *important signal to us*: 2.2 is complete, 
> the contracts are stable and they can't be changed. The rest of the 
> work is polishing and writing documentation.
>
> Yes guys, after almost 3 1/2 years we will ship something that isn't a 
> patch release!!!
>
+1

/Daniel


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