Subject: Re: [boost] next version dates / next release
From: Daniel James (dnljms_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-04-23 12:36:05
On 23 April 2011 18:14, Robert Ramey <ramey_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Daniel James wrote:
>> On 19 April 2011 20:42, Daniel James <dnljms_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> We could pick a nightly release and label it 'alpha' so that boostcon
>>> people would have something to download.
>> Does anyone want this?
> How would this be any different than just hooking your local svn system
> to the (next) release and updating whenever you want to?
> This is what I do so that I'm always testing against the "next" release.
> it's cheap, easy, and almost guarentees that I'll be ready for release
> before the actual release date.
This would be mainly for conference attendees who want to try the new
libraries. Downloading a file would be faster than checking out
(especially if several people do it at once). There's also the
possibility of an unexpected subversion check-in breaking a demo.
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