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    SubjectRe: 2.2 missing features
    On Sun, 18 Oct 1998, Jeff Lightfoot wrote:
    > What can we do to keep this from happening in the 2.3 to 2.4/3.0 conversion?
    > Would it be reasonable to ask that there be patches for both stable and
    > development before a feature is added to the stable branch?

    In general, I think this would be a bad thing for the stable branch.
    Production boxen need fixes and patches in a timely manner, much more than
    development machines.

    An alternate approach would be to add all stable-branch patches to a
    checklist for the dev branch, so that added stable features don't slip
    through the cracks in dev.

    Darrin Chandler
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