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From Marc Slemko <ma...@worldgate.com>
Subject Re: 1.2.6
Date Mon, 23 Feb 1998 21:44:41 GMT
On Mon, 23 Feb 1998, Lars Eilebrecht wrote:

> According to Dean Gaudet:
> 
> [...]
> >  Apache testing proceeds at a very lethargic pace because we insist that
> >  every time we mail announce@apache.org it be a totally golden release.
> >  That's fine, but we'd gain a lot more by having a list of folks willing
> >  to test releases before we call them golden.  Almost every case where
> >  we've had to ditch 1.x.y and roll 1.x.(y+1) immediately would have been
> >  caught by such a list.
> 
> I like the idea with a testers-list, but how about simply releasing
> beta/prerelease versions: 1.2.6b1, 1.2.6-pre1, whatever...

No.

I don't really see any gain other than even more work and confusion.  If
we have people to test, then it is easy enough for them to just use the
tarball from dev.apache.org which should change little as releases
approach.


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