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From Dean Gaudet <dgau...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: Releasing 1.3.7
Date Fri, 04 Jun 1999 16:51:14 GMT
I think a release is a good idea...

I just question why we're inventing another new numbering scheme...

why not do 1.4b1 and then release 1.4.0 in a month.  I'm serious.   EAPI
is almost a good enough reason on its own... plus the other features we've
snuck in...

after all they're all just numbers ;) 

Dean

On Thu, 3 Jun 1999, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:

> (No-one has demurred, so I'm assuming I'll be RM for 1.3.7.)
> 
> I think we should start preparing to roll out 1.3.7.  I'd like
> to get it out the door by the end of June, 1999.  We have a couple
> of significant fixes to put out there, and this is an essential
> step before we can populate the 2.0 module.
> 
> I'd like to suggest a modification to the historical release process.
> Namely, I'd like to 'freeze' CVS and tag it as 1.3.7b1, build
> some tarballs, announce it to the tester lists, and if nothing
> crops up in 72 hours, retag it as 1.3.7 and proceed with a normal
> rollout.  This way we won't lose 1.3.7 if some critical problem
> shows up; we just fix it, reset to 1.3.7b2, and try again.  It
> also puts the testers ahead of the release curve, rather than
> behind it.  Any comments?
> 
> If anyone has any favourite fixes or features they want to get
> in for 1.3.7, I recommend getting them in soon.  Please review
> any patches noted in the STATUS file and vote, or add any you
> notice are missing.
> -- 
> #ken    P-)}
> 
> Ken Coar                    <http://Web.Golux.Com/coar/>
> Apache Software Foundation  <http://www.apache.org/>
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