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From "Eric Lemings" <Eric.Lemi...@roguewave.com>
Subject RE: [Stdcxx Wiki] Update of "TargetPlatforms" by EricLemings
Date Wed, 07 May 2008 18:46:56 GMT
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Martin Sebor [mailto:msebor@gmail.com] On Behalf Of Martin Sebor
> Sent: Wednesday, May 07, 2008 12:34 PM
> To: dev@stdcxx.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [Stdcxx Wiki] Update of "TargetPlatforms" by EricLemings
> 
> Travis Vitek wrote:
> >  
> > 
> > Eric Lemings wrote:
> >> Martin Sebor wrote:
> >>> I don't expect us to be dropping any platforms but it would be
> >>> nice to add more recent releases of the currently supported
> >>> compilers, such as aCC 3.80 and gcc 4.3.
> >> For a patch release?  I'd understand dropping support in major
> >> release and possibly minor releases, and adding support in minor
> >> releases, but I would think nothing would change, in terms of
> >> supported platforms, between patch releases.  Not that there
> >> would be a problem with adding support in patch releases also;
> >> just seems like a distinguishing factor between minor and patch
> >> releases.
> >>
> > 
> > I thought we added platforms for 4.2.1 [aCC 6.16]?
> 
> We did. I see no problem with adding support in patch releases.

So I'm left wondering: how does a patch release differ from a minor
release?  Or is it really arbitrary?

Brad.

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