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From "Jason Moore" <>
Subject RE: [POLL] Use Unstable Branch
Date Wed, 08 Aug 2012 17:53:23 GMT
The way I've used SVN before is to make the trunk the "unstable"
development  and then branch off "stable" versions. Means you always
have a latest stable branch you can maintain / apply patches, while the
trunk forges ahead. Branch another version off the trunk when it has
progressed, then work on making that branch stable. 

It does mean fixes applied to the branch need to be re-integrated back
to the trunk, but merging fixes from a stable branch to the development
branch is better than the other way round... 

I've only worked in small teams with SVN though, nothing on this scale..
Otherwise a Unstable branch sounds like the closest alternate to what
I'm used to .. so It would be :

Option 1 for me.

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