3.3 release

Guillaume Laurent glaurent at telegraph-road.org
Tue Oct 12 10:39:15 BST 2004

Stephan Kulow wrote:
> Am Tuesday 12 October 2004 08:19 schrieb David Johnson:
>>The keyword here is "releases". It takes time for a vendor to create new 
>>packages, test them, document any issues, etc. Vendors typically have 
>>to do just as much work for a bugfix release as they do for a feature 
> Sorry, but this is wrong. Bug fix releases do not move applications, they 
> most often don't even add or remove files, they hardly change the build 
> system, they don't change user settings, they .... 
> So if you believe bugfix releases are as much work as a feature release
> then you obviously have no idea what you're talking about - or you're doing
> everything from scratch every time.

For a vendor that performs basic user-level testing, then he's right, a 
bugfix release is just as much work. The packaging is just a small part 
of it.


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