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Re: 7.3.3 prep

From: "Shridhar Daithankar" <shridhar_daithankar(at)persistent(dot)co(dot)in>
To: PostgreSQL Advocacy <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: 7.3.3 prep
Date: 2003-05-19 13:39:46
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On 19 May 2003 at 9:34, Robert Treat wrote:

> On Sat, 2003-05-17 at 04:13, Shridhar Daithankar wrote:
> > On Saturday 17 May 2003 04:53, Josh Berkus wrote:
> > > Folks,
> > >
> > > Do we need to do anything for 7.3.3 other than put a news blurb up on the
> > > web sites?   Do we want to do a mailing to the OSS-friendly press?  Or at
> > > least post a NewsForge?
> > 
> > Do we have a documented procedure for making a release? Two at that, one for 
> > incremental point release like 7.3.3 and major ones like 7.4
> > 
> 
> There are a couple of places that the procedure for making a major point
> release are kept, one is in the source, the other is either in one of
> the guides or somewhere behind the advocacy site. If no one else can
> find them I can dig up links when we need them. That said core has never
> felt a need to make widespread public announcements outside of the
> postgresql community for minor point releases, so unless that policy has
> changed I believe the only things that will need to be done are a
> posting to -hackers, -announce, and -general, a posting on www, and a
> mention in the weekly news. Anyone who wishes to translate the posting
> and post to a regional mailing list is free to do so. 

I have a question. Why not drum every point release as loud as we can? Does it 
hurt anyway?

I mean let's do it..

Bye
 Shridhar

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It would seem that evil retreats when forcibly confronted.		-- Yarnek of 
Excalbia, "The Savage Curtain", stardate 5906.5


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