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From Patricia Shanahan <p...@acm.org>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Public Beta for 4.2
Date Sun, 03 Dec 2017 15:06:38 GMT
On 12/3/2017 6:50 AM, Marcus wrote:
> Am 03.12.2017 um 11:11 schrieb Peter Kovacs:
>> I would put Beta into the Splash screen, but Release I would use RC 
>> for for Release Candidate plus a number. So the first version would be 
>> 4.2.0RC1
>>
>> If this does not break something of course.
> 
> I think this wouldn't be suitable. As soon as we have the last RC which 
> get approved, it is automatically the final release build. But a RC in 
> names and graphics is not what we want.
> 
> And doing a new build without the RC stuff cannot be done as it is not 
> what we had voted for.
> 
> The max we could do is to use RC in the filenames. Then we need maybe 
> just a rename and we have the final build. In the worst case it's just a 
> new upload with the same binary files but then with correct filenames.
> 
> Marcus

I am opposed even to changing file names. Anything we do between the 
final testing and uploading to SourceForge is a risk of something going 
wrong with the process at a point where it can affect millions.

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