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From Phil Steitz <phil.ste...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [math] releasing 3.5 ?
Date Fri, 10 Apr 2015 18:28:53 GMT
On 4/9/15 10:08 AM, Thomas Neidhart wrote:
> On 04/09/2015 05:50 PM, Gilles wrote:
>> On Thu, 09 Apr 2015 17:44:08 +0200, Thomas Neidhart wrote:
>>> On 04/09/2015 11:20 AM, Luc Maisonobe wrote:
>>>> Hi all,
>>>>
>>>> Trying to get back on work, after a while ...
>>>>
>>>> I have just fixed a very annoying (and difficult to reproduce) bug
>>>> concerning BSP trees in 3.4.1. As I am on it, I will also try to
>>>> fix MATH-1211 created recently.
>>>>
>>>> The bug I fixed is really important as it breaks some other tools,
>>>> so I would need to release the fix officially as soon as possible.
>>>>
>>>> Therefore, I would like to publish a version 3.5 in the next few days.
>>>> Of course, I will do the release management hurdle. What do you
>>>> think about it?
>>> I see only one actual feature being added to 3.5 so far (the additional
>>> method introduced to Descriptive and SummaryStatistics).
>>>
>>> We could copy the current 3_X branch to a 3_4_X branch and remove this
>>> specific feature to really release a pure bugfix release for the 3.4
>>> branch.
>> Alternatively, we could leave it (and I should add another similar before
>> release)...
>> Is there a practical reason that needs preserving the 3.5 option?
> not really imho, but it would be quite unusual for math to release
> another minor release so quickly (and almost entirely consisting of
> bugfixes).

I would be big +1 to try to break out of the slow release train and
allow ourselves to cut 3.5, 3.6, .... quickly.  Before I commit a
fix for MATH-1213 though, can we agree with what we are about to cut
is 3.5? 

Phil
>
> Thomas
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