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From Yong Lin Ma <mayo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: After AOO 3.4?
Date Wed, 02 May 2012 05:54:44 GMT
Agree with having a maintenance branch for traslation and critical bug fix.

It is time to unlock the code base to allow contributors to submit
improvments for later release.


On Sun, Apr 29, 2012 at 11:46 PM, Andrea Pescetti <pescetti@apache.org> wrote:
> Rob Weir wrote:
>>
>> 1) We want to have a maintenance branch that can be used to deliver
>> quick-turnaround releases. ...
>>
>> 2) We also want feature release, like 3.5, 3.6, etc.  Almost anything
>> can go into them.  ...
>>
>> 3) Then we have major updates, like 4.0.  These are similar to #2,
>> only more substantial.
>> Was there a similar distinction made in OOo?
>
>
> Yes, quite similar. For sure here we would need a 3.4.x branch for
> incremental updates (bugfixes only) and one for 4.0 (with a major focus on
> specific new features, say, user interface and usability).
>
> The need for other releases like 3.5, 3.6... will depend on how long it
> takes to reach 4.0. If I recall correctly, OpenOffice.org used to maintain
> one stable branch (bugfixes only, explicitly backported from trunk) and one
> main development trunk.
>
> Regards,
>  Andrea.

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