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From Tatu Saloranta <>
Subject Re: major version release schedule
Date Tue, 20 Dec 2011 16:32:34 GMT
On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 6:16 AM, Jonathan Ellis <> wrote:
> Nobody's forcing you to upgrade.  If you want twice as much time
> between upgrading, just wait for 1.2.  In the meantime, people who
> need the features in 1.1 also get those early (no, running trunk in
> production isn't a serious option).  I don't see any real benefit for
> you in forcing your preference on everyone, and I see a big negative
> for some.
> It's also worth noting that waiting for 2x as many features for freeze
> will result in MORE than 2x as much complexity for tracking down
> regressions.  Given the limited testing we get during freeze, I think
> that's a pretty strong argument in favor of more-frequent, smaller
> releases.

+1. I really don't see why anyone would feel forced to upgrade just
because a new version is available.

-+ Tatu +-

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