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Re: Release plans

On Feb 19, 2010, at 3:14 PM, Eli Collins wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 19, 2010 at 2:49 PM, Doug Cutting <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>  
> wrote:
>> Eli Collins wrote:
>>>> My concern is more about when the next branch from trunk will be  
>>>> made.
>>> Does there need to be a dependency?
>> No.  I just wanted to note that, from my point of view, releasing  
>> from the
>> existing 0.21 branch is not sufficient, that, regardless, we still  
>> need to
>> release from trunk soon, and we need a schedule going forward for  
>> when
>> future branches from trunk will be made.
> Agreed. Releasing a 21 won't settle the release process question or
> tell us when the first major release is. Maybe we could get 21 behind
> us and have a separate discussion covering those.
>>> Could the vote on whether 22 is backwards compatible with 20 be
>>> independent of what we call 1.0?
>> We minimally need to declare whether releases are major or minor.
> I was assuming 21 would be another minor release, didn't hear
> otherwise when it was branched. I didn't interpret the compatibility
> vote as a suggestion that we should retroactively consider 20 to be
> the first major release, but rather a suggestion for voting that we
> don't remove APIs in 22 that were deprecated in 20.
Rather than renaming versions, lets vote on the compatibility rules  
for 22: 22 is API compatible with 20.
> Owen, please
> correct me if I'm wrong.
> Thanks,
> Eli