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From Joan Touzet <woh...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Release clean-up (delete ALL the branches!)
Date Wed, 08 May 2013 18:25:50 GMT
OK, in that case when there's a 2.0 ready to go, we'd also support
1.latest for (some indefinite but non-zero period of time).

You've convinced me, +1!

On Wed, May 08, 2013 at 06:33:43PM +0100, Robert Newson wrote:
> I'm +1 on 1.3.0 being the upgrade back for 1.2.anything in general.
> 
> If we stick with semver this is the expected path.
> 
> On 8 May 2013 18:26, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
> > *Noodles a little while longer...*
> >
> > In fact, I am not even sure why we recently did that 1.2.2 release.
> > Unfortunately, I think we got into the habit of thinking that minor version
> > numbers mean breaking changes. Because, in the past, this has sometimes
> > been the case. For those people who wanted that fix in the 1.2.2, I should
> > have said "please upgrade to 1.3". Unless there are breaking changes that I
> > do not know about? (If there is, please tell me. There is nothing in NEWS
> > or CHANGES that I can see.)
> >
> > What are your thoughts on this?
> >
> >
> > On 8 May 2013 18:06, Joan Touzet <wohali@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> >> I don't know what the Apache stance is on things, but I'm -1 on deleting
> >> the 1.2.x branch. "n and n-1" support is fairly common, unless you want
> >> to consdier n == HEAD and n-1 == 1.3.x.
> >>
> >> Otherwise +1.
> >>
> >> -Joan
> >>
> >> On Tue, May 07, 2013 at 07:34:14PM +0100, Noah Slater wrote:
> >> > Devs,
> >> >
> >> > We're switching over to time-based releases.
> >> >
> >> > I took a moment to review our existing release branches today, and I have
> >> > prepared a list of recommendations for you. Please review these and give
> >> me
> >> > feedback.
> >> >
> >> > By "drop support" I mean "make official" and while this is ostensibly the
> >> > case for a few of these, what I _really_ mean is "delete the branch". I
> >> see
> >> > no reason to keep this stuff around. It would make my life a lot easier
> >> if
> >> > we could clean this stuff up.
> >> >
> >> > I'm not a Git expert, so I am relying on someone to sanity check this.
> >> > Remember: if we ever want to patch up a security issue in an unsupported
> >> > release, we will be issuing a patch. So I am assuming what we'll want to
> >> do
> >> > is patch against the last tag for that release line. No need for the
> >> branch
> >> > at all as far as I can tell.
> >> >
> >> > If nobody objects in 72 hours, I will assume lazy consensus and proceed.
> >> >
> >> > ## 0.10.x line and before
> >> >
> >> > Really old stuff.
> >> >
> >> > Recommendation:
> >> >
> >> >  * Drop support of these release lines
> >> >  * Delete the branches
> >> >
> >> > ## 0.11.x line
> >> >
> >> > First release: March 2010 (three years old)
> >> >
> >> > Unreleased changes:
> >> >
> >> >   * Fix for frequently edited documents in multi-master deployments being
> >> >     duplicated in _changes and _all_docs.
> >> >
> >> > Recommendation:
> >> >
> >> >  * Do not release these changes
> >> >  * Drop support of this release line
> >> >  * Delete the branch
> >> >
> >> > ## 1.0.x line
> >> >
> >> > First release: July 2010 (three years old)
> >> >
> >> > No unreleased changes.
> >> >
> >> > Recommendation:
> >> >
> >> >  * Drop support of this release line
> >> >  * Delete the branch
> >> >
> >> > ## 1.1.x line
> >> >
> >> > First release: July 2011 (two years old)
> >> >
> >> > No unreleased changes.
> >> >
> >> > Recommendation:
> >> >
> >> >  * Drop support of this release line
> >> >  * Delete the branch
> >> >
> >> > ## 1.2.x line
> >> >
> >> > First release: April 2012 (one year old)
> >> >
> >> > No unreleased changes.
> >> >
> >> > 1.3.x line is backwards compatible with 1.2.x.
> >> >
> >> > Recommendation:
> >> >
> >> >  * Drop support of this release line
> >> >  * Delete the branch
> >> >
> >> > ## 1.3.x line
> >> >
> >> > First release: April 2013 (one month old)
> >> >
> >> > Unreleased changes:
> >> >
> >> >  * Whatever bugfixes are on master or in branches right now.
> >> >
> >> > Recommendation:
> >> >
> >> >  * Release 1.3.1 this month.
> >> >
> >> > Thanks,
> >> >
> >> > --
> >> > NS
> >>
> >> --
> >> Joan Touzet | joant@atypical.net | wohali everywhere else
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > NS

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Joan Touzet | joant@atypical.net | wohali everywhere else

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