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Gabor Szabo
June 21, 2009 22:14
Re: Perl 5.10.1
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On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 7:32 AM, David Nicol<> wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 21, 2009 at 11:02 AM, Rafael
> Garcia-Suarez<> wrote:
>> So, what we seem to need is, actually, a way to quickly bless,
>> distribute and advertise a small number of important patches.
> At the risk of tainting the concept by agreeing with it, "so start
> publishing patches" is my take on the discussion as well.
> Many community-driven projects (well, at least the ones by Daniel
> Bernstein that he now touches as little as possible; also the Linux
> kernel) have  a culture of releases augmented by a smorgasbord of
> patches that offer some feature or other.

Wait, why would releasing a patch be less of a work or less of a responsibility
than releasing a version including that patch?

Would that be less serious than a release?
Would that not require exactly the same amount of manual work?

Shouldn't that manual work be almost 0 for a group of people who
pride themselves knowing a language used in almost all the CM
systems for build and release automation?


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