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From: Michael Goldshteyn (mgoldshteyn_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-11-14 11:17:25

"Doug Gregor" <dgregor_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> Boost 1.33.1 Final will be released on December 5, 2005. Not "around"
> December 5, 2005; not "a week after" December 5, 2005; on December 5,
> 2005.
> As with the other releases in the 1.33.x series, it will come from the
> RC_1_33_0 branch. Minor bug fixes and documentation patches can be
> committed to the branch with my approval. If a change causes new
> failures, it will be reverted.
> A timeline:
> November 8: Boost 1.33.1 Beta released
> November 9: RC_1_33_0 open for bug fixes, documentation updates with
> prior approval
> November 28: RC_1_33_0 branch completely frozen. Final regression test
> results.
> December 2: Boost 1.33.1 release candidate.
> December 5: Boost 1.33.1 release.
> Doug

Doug, it's good to see that we finally have *.*.1 releases once again,
instead of having to way 6-8 months for minor bug fixes, which are
inevitable in any *.*.0 release. I hope we will continue to have them for
future Boost releases, as well, because no matter how long the Beta period
(which is another good idea, btw) is, inevitably people wait for a final
release before testing, at which point they find the _really_ hard to find
bugs. After that last run-on sentence, I have nothing further to say :) .

Michael Goldshteyn

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