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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: Releasing 2.0.41
Date Fri, 06 Sep 2002 19:29:20 GMT
At 02:20 PM 9/6/2002, Greg Stein wrote:
>On Fri, Sep 06, 2002 at 02:12:10PM -0500, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> >...
> > There are a few other little bugs that I'd like to fix so that 2.0.41
> > holds most folks for a month or few.  I have no objection if you simply
> > want to use an interim tag so we consume only the bug fixes.  But it's
> > possibly easier just to hold off till Monday, if you wouldn't mind.
>People usually have free time on the weekend, so the release is more easily
>done then.
>You can always do a 2.0.42 next week if you'd like.

That works too.

>Every time that somebody says "hold off just a day", and again, and again,
>and before you know it, two weeks has passed without a release. Release
>numbers are cheap; time and volunteering it for a release is expensive.
>Let's let the RM decide when they'd like to release and work to that
>[ and, preferably, "work to that" also means no cramming in "fixes" at the
>   last minute, which invariably become bugs :-) ]

Exactly why I didn't want to toss sendfile fixes in today, only to have them
tagged and rolled tomorrow :-)


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