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From Shai Erera <ser...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Take 2: Open up a separate line for unstable Solr/Lucene development
Date Mon, 26 Apr 2010 16:20:15 GMT
+1

Shai

On Mon, Apr 26, 2010 at 7:06 PM, Robert Muir <rcmuir@gmail.com> wrote:

> +1
>
>
> On Mon, Apr 26, 2010 at 11:59 AM, Michael McCandless <
> lucene@mikemccandless.com> wrote:
>
>> This is a vote for the proposal discussed on the 'Proposal about
>> Version API "relaxation"' thread.  This thread replaces the first
>> VOTE thread!
>>
>> The vote is to open up a separate parallel line of development, called
>> unstable (on trunk), where non-back-compatible changes, slated for the
>> next major release, may be safely developed.
>>
>> But it's not a free for all: the back compat break must still be
>> carefully tracked in detail (maybe in CHANGES, maybe in a separate
>> more detailed "guide" -- tbd), including migration instructions, so
>> that this becomes the "migration guide" on how users can move to the
>> new major release.  If there are changes that break the index, we will
>> try very hard to create an index migration tool.
>>
>> The stable line of development (on a branch) will get
>> non-back-compat-breaking changes, and will be released more often (as
>> minor releases and possible also .Z bugfix releases).
>>
>> Changes will go into unstable first and then be back ported to the
>> stable branch on a case by case basis as long as they don't break
>> back-compat.  This may happen commit by commit, or be periodically
>> swept, or some combination (like flex) -- we can hash out this
>> logistical detail out with time.
>>
>> This is a procedural vote -- we need a majority of the Solr/Lucene
>> committers for this to pass.
>>
>> Please vote!
>>
>> My vote is +1.
>>
>> Mike
>>
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>
>
> --
> Robert Muir
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