Release 0.26: branching

Mike Frysinger
Mon Nov 16 23:57:00 GMT 2015

On 16 Nov 2015 12:14, Tristan Gingold wrote:
> > On 14 Nov 2015, at 02:29, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> > i wouldn't mind every 6 months myself.  then release slippage isn't as big a
> > deal.  i think the fact that there is only one release a yes is what pushes
> > people to try and get their feature in, even if the quality is subpar.  if
> > they don't, then it'll be over a year before users see the results.
> I fear the problem would simply happen twice per year :-(
> We already have two releases per year: a major and a minor.
> Do you suggest having 4 releases per year, or only two major ones ?

we should release when it makes sense.  at least 2 major ones, and do
minor releases when there are fixes available we want to push out.

it seems to me that the friction for cutting releases is fairly high.
maybe we need to polish that so cutting releases isn't onerous ?
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