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From: Joel de Guzman (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-01-09 10:24:19

Daniel Frey wrote:
> Joel de Guzman wrote:
>> I think we should start to discuss the possibility of having individual
>> releases (as Spirit is doing right now) instead of one monolithic
>> release.
>> I'm sure you are all starting to feel the weight. At some point, when
>> boost
>> assimilates more libraries, a monolithic release might take forever. This
>> seems to go against the open source mantra "release early, release
>> often".
> FWIW, I like the release-frequency as it is. Few but well tested
> releases are what users need, see GCC or XFree86. "Release early,
> release often" is only good in the beginning, but there is another
> mantra: "Release when it's ready for release - not when your marketing
> department wants to".

Of course. Spirit does not have a marketing department. We do release
when it's ready for release. It just so happens that the cycle is
more frequent than boost's.

Thanks for your feedback.


Joel de Guzman

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