On 7/3/05, Andreas Jung <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> the current release model of Zope 2 is based on doing at least one beta
> release for minor releases (Zope 2.7.X where  X > 0). I have the strong
> impression that beta releases are not adopted and tested by most people.
> They usually use the "final" version of a release. So most bugs are
> discovered in final releases and not in beta releases. People interested in
> the most current version can and do download the sources from the CVS or
> SVN. So I propose to skip beta releases for minor releases in the future.
> Alpha and beta releases are fine for major releases. Beta releases for a
> minor release can be made if there are some changes or fixes that must be
> tested by people.
> Any comments?

For pure bugfix releases, unless the bugfixes are expected to have
side-effects, then a beta is not needed, you are right.

Skipping betas may mean that you need to make more non-beta releases,
but then.... that's still less work. :-D

Lennart Regebro, Nuxeo     http://www.nuxeo.com/
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