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David Golden
June 20, 2009 21:00
Re: Perl 5.10.1
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On Sat, Jun 20, 2009 at 10:57 PM, Michael G Schwern<> wrote:
> First is that there is THE "5.10.1" and that this quick release somehow
> challenges that.  This is an artifact of a very slow release process where we
> have a huge long ramp up to not just "the next stable release" but to "5.10.1"
> (or whatever) and the name becomes significant.

If expectations about the numbering scheme are the holdup, how hard is
it to just change the scheme?

And then we can have "major", "minor" and "micro" releases.  And
reserve micro releases for break-fix stuff only, not new features,
which will automatically keep the scope constrained.

-- David

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