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Re: Testing 4.0 Post-Freeze


+1.



> On 9 Jul 2018, at 20:17, Mick Semb Wever <mck@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> 
>> We have done all this for previous releases and we know it has not worked
>> well. So how giving it one more try is going to help here. Can someone
>> outline what will change for 4.0 which will make it more successful?
> 
> 
> I (again) agree with you Sankalp :-)
> 
> Why not try something new? 
> It's easier to discuss these things more genuinely after trying it out.
> 
> One of the differences in the branching approaches: to feature-freeze on a 4.0 branch or on trunk; is who it is that has to then merge and work with multiple branches. 
> 
> Where that small but additional effort is placed I think becomes a signal to what the community values most: new features or stability. 
> 
> I think most folk would vote for stability, so why not give this approach a go and to learn from it.
> It also creates an incentive to make the feature-freeze period as short as possible, moving us towards an eventual goal of not needing to feature-freeze at all. 
> 
> regards,
> Mick
> 
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