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From Shai Erera <ser...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Lucene/Solr 3.2.0
Date Fri, 27 May 2011 17:48:50 GMT
Ok let's give it a try. I'll test the artifacts by Sunday.

Shai

On Fri, May 27, 2011 at 8:43 PM, Michael McCandless <
lucene@mikemccandless.com> wrote:

> On Fri, May 27, 2011 at 1:18 PM, Shai Erera <serera@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Only thought that we might want to give people time to ensure that
> > things that are important to them are included in 3.2.
>
> I know this approach is tempting, and what we "normally" do, but I
> think this is the core problem of why our releases drag out so long.
>
> I think we should in fact do the reverse: simply "release" frequently
> off of our stable branch, whatever point it's at, without waiting for
> anything except blockers.  This is the huge benefit of having a
> separate stable branch ("always releasable"), and we have yet to tap
> that.
>
> I too have things I want to commit (eg, the single-pass grouping
> collector, maybe nested docs soon, etc.), but these can just as well
> wait for 3.3.
>
> If we know we will have frequent releases going forward then suddenly
> it's much less important to squeeze stuff in to a given release; just
> catch the next one.  It's sort of chicken-and-egg :)
>
> +1 to release.
>
> Mike
>
> http://blog.mikemccandless.com
>
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