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From Mark Miller <markrmil...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Removing branch_5x shortly
Date Sat, 20 Feb 2016 21:09:40 GMT
Not the norm is an understatement reading that issue :)

- Mark

On Sat, Feb 20, 2016 at 4:04 PM Anshum Gupta <anshum@anshumgupta.net> wrote:

> Here's a similar question that came up during the 5.0 release.
>
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LUCENE-5944?focusedCommentId=14138919&page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:comment-tabpanel#comment-14138919
>
> The reply to this was convincing back then as 5.0 was released for
> different reasons, and in different circumstances. It certainly wasn't the
> norm.
>
> Unless I'm missing something here, I don't see a reason to not keep 5x and
> even potentially release 5.6 at some point as long as some one has a reason
> and the time to work on a 5.6 release.
>
> Also, as Uwe said, it might be wasted effort committing to the 5x branch
> but that wouldn't hurt us.
>
>
> On Sat, Feb 20, 2016 at 12:41 PM, Yonik Seeley <yseeley@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On Sat, Feb 20, 2016 at 3:33 PM, Michael McCandless
>> <lucene@mikemccandless.com> wrote:
>> > I was simply going by what we did when we released 5.0, which was to
>> > remove the 4.x branch (or rename it to 4.10.x maybe, but the net
>> > effect is the same).  I thought this was the practice for a major
>> > release.
>>
>> That was a one-off that caught a lot of people by surprise.  It had
>> not been done on previous major releases.
>> There was already even a lot of work toward 4.11 when the deletion
>> happened IIRC.
>>
>> -Yonik
>>
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> Anshum Gupta
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- Mark
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