Minor Point Release Policy

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Fri Dec 11 17:28:15 CET 2009

Jonathan Riddell wrote:
> Over at Kubuntu we're trying to concince our technical board that its
> ok to put KDE minor point releases in updates.  However it seems
> there's no formal rules for what is or isn't acceptable in minor point
> releases.  I think it would be a good thing to have some since it
> gives guidance on what should or shouldn't be put into release
> branches after release.  So I wrote some down quickly.  Does this make
> sense to adopt for KDE?  Additions welcome.
> http://techbase.kde.org/Policies/Minor_Point_Release_Policy/Draft

I assume the "only for bugs with high user impact." was perhaps left a 
bit vague on purpose, but that feels a bit overly restrictive to me. 
For example, that would seem to exclude common sense items and/or 
simple/obvious fixes.

-- Rex

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