Re: Release process thoughts

On 20 Oct 2003, Tad Marko wrote:
Perhaps frequent n.nn-rc-n releases? Mozilla and the Linux kernel seem to
make good use of the release candidate (rc) release system.

Well, that's basically what the preN releases are.  Problem is that in
order to end up with a stable release, the preN series can only accept bug
fixes (and non-coding patches like man pages and such).  So while in preN,
general development is halted, which makes us reluctant to go into preN,
thus creating greater gaps between releases.  If preN was concurrent with
further development, we could go into preN when there's anything
interesting, without delaying other development.


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