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From "Robert Burrell Donkin" <robertburrelldon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Milestone from trunk
Date Mon, 05 May 2008 14:40:12 GMT
On Mon, May 5, 2008 at 10:07 AM, Stefano Bagnara <apache@bago.org> wrote:
> Robert Burrell Donkin ha scritto:
>
>
> > i can happily live without any more JAMES server releases. the plan to
> > release JAMES as a series of loosely coupled embeddable libraries
> > works very well for me. but from a community perspective, being able
> > to work together to create new JAMES server releases would be healthy.
> > perhaps we should set history aside and just adopt a release process
> > which other projects have found solves the proving issue.
> >
>
>  I guess we already know how to do this. As you can see in my other reply to
> this thread we made two 2.3.0 alpha releases from trunk in feb and may 2006.
> Then we branched for one more alpha, 3 betas and 4 release candidates during
> a 4 months period before a final release.

the key difference is that the same release passes through a number of
different stages. a problem with the above is that encourages
development paralysis. either the code has to be forked or development
is frozen for long periods. both of which are harmful.

- robert

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