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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-08-21 23:52:08

on Sun Aug 17 2008, David Abrahams <> wrote:

> on Sun Aug 17 2008, Beman Dawes <> wrote:
>> Eric Niebler wrote:
>>> Beman Dawes wrote:
>>>> Will any new libraries be ready to go in the next release?
>>> I'm hoping to get proto in. Why do you ask?
>> To determine if the next release is 1.37.0 or 1.36.1, so I can bump
>> the version number.
>> It isn't critical since the version number isn't essential until late
>> in the release cycle,
> How does that work? Does it mean any changes that would be
> inappropriate in a point release will be merged to release at the last
> minute? I'm still getting used to the new system.

I would really appreciate an answer to this question. So far, it looks
to me like we either need to decide that as a policy we're simply not
going to do point releases, or we need a separate release branch for
each series (e.g. 1.36.x)

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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