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From Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hille...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: 10.3 branching countdown: less than 24 hours...
Date Fri, 15 Jun 2007 04:00:46 GMT
Daniel John Debrunner wrote:
> Rick Hillegas wrote:
>> Myrna van Lunteren wrote:
>>> I also want to point out that it seems we're still getting a number of
>>> bugs from the testing - and we haven't started on the official testing
>>> cycle yet.
>>>
>>> So, I think at this point it's likely there's going to be a second
>>> release candidate.
>>>
>>> As is our practice, I assume each committer will be taking care of
>>> committing to trunk and backporting to the 10.3-branch-to-be-created.
>>>
>>> I'll adjust the 10.3 wiki soon.
>>>
>>> Silly question: should our first candidate release off the branch be
>>> version 10.3.0.0 or 10.3.0.1?
>>>
>>> Myrna
>> Hi Myrna,
>>
>> I think that 10.3.0.0 would be a fine name for the first release 
>> candidate. If we followed the pattern of the last two branches, 
>> however, the first release candidate would be called 10.3.1.0. I 
>> don't see a compelling reason to follow that pattern.
>
> If there's a possibility that the first candidate could become a 
> release then it should be 10.3.1.0. Otherwise the official release 
> would be alpha (forced by the third 0 x.x.0.x) and would not upgrade 
> from previous releases. And if it's a "release candidate" then that 
> seems to indicate it could become an official release!!
>
> Dan.
Well that's a compelling reason.

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