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From "Alex Blewitt" <alex.blew...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] proposal : starting a release train
Date Thu, 08 Mar 2007 22:49:35 GMT
On 08/03/07, robert burrell donkin <robertburrelldonkin@gmail.com> wrote:
> Apache releases are preserved for as long
> as the foundation lives. badly named milestones can't simply be
> deleted.

And that's exactly why Apache Harmony M1 is a bad name. Note also that
Apache Harmony M1 > Apache Harmony 1.0, or Apache Harmony 5.0, or
whatever.

> typically, the problems happen months or years down the line.
> automatic dependency tools or users get confused by the load of 1.x.y
> releases most of which were never intended for long term support. if
> you're lucky, you just get complaints from users. if you're unlucky
> other source projects start depending on releases with subtly
> different and incompatible semantics.

So if you're worried about the 1.0, use 0.9 instead. Works for Fop.

Alex.

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