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From Daniel Shahaf <>
Subject Testing 1.7 pre-releases Re: Trials with memcached
Date Fri, 08 Jul 2011 17:19:53 GMT
Stefan Sperling wrote on Fri, Jul 08, 2011 at 11:13:05 +0200:
> Doing pre-release testing is a great service to the community.
> For us, it is a lot easier to handle problems before the release,
> and we can respond to problem reports a lot quicker.
> After release we are bound by compatibility guarantees that
> sometimes make bug fixing a little more painful. And you might
> have to wait for weeks for enough fixes to accumulate before
> a new patch release is issued that addresses your particular problem.
> You will likely upgrade your setup to Subversion 1.7 eventually.
> Any problems that show up which are specific to your setup will
> have to be dealt with at that point. It's easier to spot and fix
> problems now, while you're not running 1.7 in production and while
> we're still moving towards the 1.7.0 release.

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