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From Chris Anderson <>
Subject Re: 0.9 release
Date Mon, 02 Mar 2009 16:18:39 GMT
On Mon, Mar 2, 2009 at 8:11 AM, Jan Lehnardt <> wrote:
> Hi dev@,
> I'd like to propose to release CouchDB 0.9 by the end of
> this week based on what is in trunk by then.
> The reason: There so many good new stuff in trunk that
> needs to get into the hands of our users.
> The drawback: We've been promoting 0.9 to be the soul-
> saving API-freeze release that finally pushes CouchDB
> towards mainstream. — We can't keep that promise and
> I think we have an implicit consensus on dev@ to make
> 0.9 a short-lived intermediate release that still has a
> to-be-broken API and try to get the refined 0.10.0 out
> soon after that with all major issues fixed.

I'd like to propose that we try to do 0.9.1 0.9.2 0.9.3 etc on a
regular basis as well. Getting releases out more often will help make
bug reports and everything a lot more clear, as well as making sure
that the release machinery doesn't get cobwebs.

> We'll have to make sure in our announcement and release
> notes to state the state of CouchDB for this release and I
> think we're good.
> Do I have your support?

+1 Sounds good to me.

Chris Anderson

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