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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Apache HTTP server 2.3.0-alpha
Date Mon, 08 Dec 2008 17:18:34 GMT

On Dec 8, 2008, at 11:40 AM, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:

> Graham Leggett wrote:
>> Henning Schmiedehausen wrote:
>>
>>> If that is the reason that e.g. the Velocity site broke, I am +1 for
>>> rolling this back to a known stable 2.2.x version.
>>>
>>> Our production sites IMHO shouldn't be guinea pigs for -alpha  
>>> versions.
>>
>> If we don't trust our own software to run in production, who else  
>> will?
>
> More to the point, it was already "rolled back" by disabling  
> mod_deflate
> as soon as the issue was identified.
>
> Henning, if we take you literally, then we might as well pass infra
> the charter that they are not to develop code for deployment, because
> everything from your fingers to the keyboard is alpha until proven and
> juried by peers.
>
> This has been standard practice for 10 years; what's changed?
>

It would have been nice to test 2.2.11 first, if even for a week,
before 2.3.0, IMO....

After all, we do expect people to use 2.2.11 before they use 2.3.0 :) :)

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