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From Jean-Daniel Cryans <jdcry...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Vote on
Date Wed, 07 Apr 2010 18:41:03 GMT
> I agree with Ryan that branching the release branch can get pretty
> confusing. I've only seen a version number like once before, and
> that was for a completely botched release, where the .1 was a very very
> minor fix on top of the first release. In this case, even though there
> aren't any giant changes slated, there are changes that are large enough
> that it seems dishonest to call it a "doubly minor" release on top of
> 0.20.3.

We already agreed to call it 0.20.4 instead of

> Regarding the bigger changes we have slated for 0.20 branch (eg durability
> fixes, 2248), why not just call it 0.21 at that point? We've already decided
> that future versions of HBase will be compatible with multiple versions of
> Hadoop, so we can add these major changes for 0.21 and then make 0.22 the
> next major release with replication, mvn, etc?

This is for another discussion, I'd like to end this one first.

> -Todd

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