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From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-11-12 17:08:08

On 11/12/20 8:00 PM, Marshall Clow wrote:
> On Nov 12, 2020, at 8:50 AM, Andrey Semashev via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> On 11/12/20 7:30 PM, Robert Ramey via Boost wrote:
>>> On 11/11/20 11:02 PM, Marshall Clow via Boost wrote:
>>>> The second release candidates for the 1.75.0 beta release are now available
>>>> at:
>>>> <>
>>> When will be permitted to merge develop into release. I thought there would be an opportunity between RC1 and RC2.
>> The master branch will be open after the beta is released. The release candidates were for the beta, so it has not yet been released.
>> Yes, RC of a beta is confusing and I wish we just used a single nomenclature for pre-releases - either betas or RCs.
> The beta releases cause activity outside the boost community.
> We want to minimize the number of beta releases (ideally, one per boost release).

Why try minimizing it? And why it is Boost to decide which pre-releases
to consume downstream?

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