[m-dev.] Branch for 20.06 release

Peter Wang novalazy at gmail.com
Mon Jun 1 16:38:31 AEST 2020

On Mon, 01 Jun 2020 16:07:32 +1000 Julien Fischer <jfischer at opturion.com> wrote:
> Hi Zoltan,
> On Mon, 1 Jun 2020, Zoltan Somogyi wrote:
> > Realistically, if you want a feature freeze by june 14, then neither
> > getting type repns from .int files nor argument packing are likely
> > to get in under the wire.
> >
> > Is there some particular reason you want this in by June 14?
> No particularly, I just needed a date and a time window for anyone to
> finish off any work that would be going into the release.
> > Wouldn't a 20.07 release be just as good in terms of "two releases
> > a year"?
> Delaying the branch until the beginning of July is fine by me; any
> objections?
> What I want to avoid is continually delaying the release because
> "it will be ready in a couple of weeks".  That's how we end up
> with five years between releases.

If potentially risky changes are coming up, I suggest forking earlier
rather than later. No need to rush a feature; there will be another
release in six months time. Users who want the latest whatever can use
the ROTDs.


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