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From Thilo Goetz <twgo...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: release 2.3.0 plan
Date Wed, 26 Aug 2009 18:17:41 GMT
Jukka Zitting wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> On Fri, Aug 7, 2009 at 10:49 PM, Marshall Schor<msa@schor.com> wrote:
>> See this wiki page for info on the release plan:
>> http://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/UIMA/ReleasePlan2.3.0
> 
> I was browsing the release plan and noted the following:
> 
>     After freeze, release candidates will be tagged from trunk.
>     Fixes only in trunk, no fixes in tag. Between freeze and release,
>     trunk is not used for development (we're "frozen"), but development
>     can continue on branches, if needed.
> 
> That's fine if you've already been following such a code freeze model
> and are happy with it.
> 
> A more typical model I see is where a release branch is created from
> the trunk when the code freeze begins. This way development in trunk
> can continue normally while the release branch is being frozen and
> only receives important bug fixes and release management tweaks. Any
> release candidates would be tagged from the release branch instead of
> the trunk.
> 
> BR,
> 
> Jukka Zitting

So far, we've always followed that model.  I still prefer it,
not least because it forces you to concentrate on the upcoming
release.

--Thilo

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