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From Rainer Jung <rainer.j...@kippdata.de>
Subject Re: [Discuss] [VOTE] Formal deprecation of 2.0.x branch
Date Sat, 12 Nov 2011 01:37:19 GMT
On 11.11.2011 13:04, André Malo wrote:
> * William A. Rowe Jr. wrote:
>
>> So isn't it enough to say that "The project will choose to publish
>> further releases only for significant security fixes, or will choose
>> instead to publish patches for less significant security fixes for
>> 12 months from the date of this final release.  From December 2012,
>> no further security patches or releases should be expected for the
>> 2.0.x release family."?
>>
>> More useful here to tweak the message than the plan, no?
>
> I wouldn't call that "final", since, well it obviously isn't.
>
> We should send a clear message here, simply saying:
>
> - no more features
> - no more bugfixes, except security related ones
> - no more anything after, e.g., 31.12.2012
>
> And we should mean it. If that's the plan, fine.

I like this formulation. BTW: we discussed this about two months ago 
already:

http://marc.info/?t=131615234300003&r=1&w=2

Mostly the same result, except that the EOL was said to be GA for 2.4.0 
plus 12 months. But the difference to 21.12.2012 doesn't matter.

Regards,

Rainer

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