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From Jochen Wiedmann <>
Subject Re: Releases
Date Tue, 14 Mar 2017 07:05:35 GMT
On Mon, Mar 13, 2017 at 6:32 PM, Danny Angus <> wrote:
> So what are the key characteristics of a "release"?
> A version number?
> A permalinked immutable artifact?

Definitely these. Ideally, the additional ability to distribute where
developers are looking for such stuff (aka

In essence, a reference, which others may use when starting to use
that stuff in external projects. (As opposed to instructions like
"Build it".)

> A test completion certificate? Signed distributables?

I am unaware of someone really bothering about either of these.


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