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From William Barker <>
Subject Re: [Math] Create "development" branch?
Date Thu, 04 Feb 2016 03:57:33 GMT
I would wait until after the TLP move for any big SCM changes.

I'm not clear on what problem is trying to be solved here. Git branches are
cheap, so create as many as you like for experimental changes, but I doubt
the PMC would agree to release from such a branch

On Wednesday, February 3, 2016, Gilles <> wrote:

> Hello.
> Shall we go forward with the creation of a branch named
> "development", and stop committing to "master" (which, by
> convention, should only contain tags of released code)?
> Shall we also adopt a convention for feature branches, like
> names that are prefixed with "f-" or "feature-", to make it
> visible that they are WIP to be merged in "development"?
> [IOW, as a reminder that those branches should not exist
> for a long time, and should be deleted after the merge.]
> Perhaps even clearer would be to attach a JIRA report
> number to the name, like "feature-MATH-1319", so that we do
> not forget to open a corresponding issue.
> Regards,
> Gilles
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