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From Martin Heidegger ...@leichtgewicht.at>
Subject Re: State of the Project
Date Mon, 23 Jan 2012 13:13:52 GMT
What you are describing is a alpha/beta/pre-release/.... something 
not-finished. Concrete version numbers without that statement would be 
widely considered "finished" and usable.


On 23/01/2012 21:23, El Koro wrote:
> From: "David Arno" <david@davidarno.org>
>> It is Apache Flex that risks the bad PR if 4.7 is released too early.
>> David.
> David, I think there is a misunderstanding here.
> As it has been discussed previously, the goal of the first release 
> (4.7 or 4.8 or 4.2012 or ... ) would be like a practice release for 
> the project, not a "look world, here is the first Apache Flex release"
> So the PR of this release would be minimal, and would mainly consist 
> of "don't use this release for production work but only if you want to 
> help the Apache Flex project to test what is already broke from the 
> transfert to Apache".
> I agree that it's the downside of a 4.7/4.8 release name: the version 
> increment can cause some confusion about expectations of 
> features/bugfixes.
> But in a way, it will be our job not to promote this first release, to 
> avoid confusing users, and to explain what is its point to those who 
> will need clarification.
> Dimitri K.

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