Tentative high-level plans for 7.10.1

Johan Tibell johan.tibell at gmail.com
Sat Oct 4 06:54:21 UTC 2014

On Fri, Oct 3, 2014 at 11:35 PM, Austin Seipp <austin at well-typed.com> wrote:

>  - Cull and probably remove the 7.8.4 milestone.
>    - Simply not enough time to address almost any of the tickets
>      in any reasonable timeframe before 7.10.1, while also shipping them.
>    - Only one, probably workarouadble, not game-changing
>      bug (#9303) marked for 7.8.4.
>    - No particular pressure on any outstanding bugs to release immediately.
>    - ANY release would be extremely unlikely, but if so, only
>      backed by the most critical of bugs.
>    - We will move everything in 7.8.4 milestone to 7.10.1 milestone.
>      - To accurately catalogue what was fixed.
>      - To eliminate confusion.

#8960 looks rather serious and potentially makes all of 7.8 a no-go for
some users. I'm worried that we're (in general) pushing too many bug fixes
towards future major versions. Since major versions tend to add new bugs,
we risk getting into a situation where no major release is really solid.
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