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From "Bernd Fondermann" <bernd.fonderm...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: JAMES v2.4 Road Map
Date Fri, 15 Sep 2006 20:07:56 GMT
On 9/15/06, Stefano Bagnara <apache@bago.org> wrote:
> Bernd Fondermann wrote:
> >> For me its:
> >> 2.3.x = bugfixes
> >> 2.4 = 2.3.x + new features ( compatible)
> >> 3.0 = incompatible changes
> >
> > addition: 3.0 = incompatible changes, big new features
> >
> > +1, thats absolutely my take, and my understanding about what is
> > common sense in the industry
> > And I don't think its only a number. It is a means of communication to
> > the user base.
> >
> >  Bernd
>
> When I say that "it is only a number" and I don't care of the "number" I
> mean *NOW* that we are planning a ROADMAP I don't care too much of the
> numbers. I agree that the number is really important for a release but I
> think we could simply decide the right number for our marketing purposes
> just before releasing it. Either way we need a way to talk each others
> about the different roadmaps/branches, so I thought at the "next-minor",
> "next-major" labels... I'm trying to reduce the number of things to be
> discussed now to the minimum so to increase the probability that we come
> to some agreement on what to do.
>
> If anyone want to start a proposal for a new numbering, I suggest to do
> it as a separated thread, and I will add my ideas and I will vote about
> it. I already said that I'm not against the numbering proposed by
> Vincenzo (or your), and we discussed few times about the current 2.3 in
> terms of 3.0: we finally decided to use the 2.3 number. I think we
> should have no worry to make proposals and cast our votes. You know I
> really used few -1 in past, so don't think that every time I have a
> different idea it means I will veto it. I usually say "I would probably
> veto this" if I think I will do that and when I say "I don't agree / I
> have a different idea" it means that I will probably vote -0 and propose
> something alternative.

ok, sure, fine. what's the point?

> I don't start that proposal now because I already
> wrote 2 proposals that are awaiting answers or actions by the people
> with karma so I don't want to put too many things in the in-progress list.

trying to get through to it, but you are writing _lots_ of text, man!
that's really eating up my time.

  Bernd

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