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From Mark Hindess <mark.hind...@googlemail.com>
Subject [general] Code freeze or branching (was svn commit: r883478...)
Date Tue, 24 Nov 2009 08:13:06 GMT

In message <3b3f27c60911231804y49c23b48ha315bd716665bff4@mail.gmail.com>,
Nathan Beyer writes:
> Let's separate the two issues here -
> * excluding failing tests - i'd agree that our current exclusion
> approach isn't optimal - how can we make it better?
> * extent of code freeze - should all commits be stopped? i'd suggest
> that we consider for the next milestone, use branching and freeze that
> code.

-1.  As Tim says, the code freeze is about forcing everyone to stop
working on new code and concentrate on what needs to be fixed to get a
good quality release out the door.  I'm not sure it really works but I'm
sure branching wouldn't help.


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