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Craig A. Berry
June 21, 2009 01:14
Re: Perl 5.10.1
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On Sat, Jun 20, 2009 at 9:57 PM, Michael G Schwern<> wrote:
> Nicholas Clark wrote:

>> As is, currently, this is not the route that Dave wants to take. I'm not Dave.
>> It's not my call. If I understand Dave's view correctly, he'd like to triage
>> the following bugs before going to RC1:
>> So would definitely be helpful to getting Dave to ship 5.10.1 would be to
>> look through that list of bugs, and pick off any they feel able to make
>> progress on. Progress includes any of
> Hold on.  There's several assumptions here that got glossed over.  They're
> important.
> First is that there is THE "5.10.1" and that this quick release somehow
> challenges that.

> Second is the implication that a quick critical bugfix release will draw
> effort away from the larger release.

It already does and it already has, just by having this discussion
(again).  For once we have something that is essentially a public
roadmap, though a bit informal.  It would be nice to formalize it, put
it on the wiki, or something.  But we have a plan for what 5.10.1
should be.  Abandoning that now would just create confusion and churn.

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