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SubjectRe: BK, deltas, snapshots and fate of -pre...
Hi!

> > The well-defined resync points are the 2.5.N releases. If -pre goes away,
> > then the dot-releases might need to come a little closer together, that's all.
>
> I agree.
>
> I've told myself that I shouldn't have done "-preX" releases at all in
> 2.5.x - the "real" numbers have become diluted by them, and I suspect the
> -pre's are really just because I got used to making them during the
> over-long 2.4.x time.

I believe -pre's are still important. Daily snapshots are too likely to be
broken, and "real" releases are different from -pre ones (with *usefull*
difference): you can ignore -pre release, but you can't ignore real release
(because real releases are relative to each other).

Having slightly more frequent real releases would be nice, but I believe
it is not feasible to make them as common as pre- patches.
Pavel
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