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From Rainer Jung <>
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 

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.



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