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Re: "Release date" for aborted releases?

From: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>
To: pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Subject: Re: "Release date" for aborted releases?
Date: 2008-06-21 15:10:37
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On Saturday 07 June 2008 13:02:57 Tom Lane wrote:
> I am wondering whether to leave the release note pages for 8.3.2, 8.2.8,
> etc saying "Release date: 2008-06-09", or to change them to something
> like "Never released".  Thoughts?

At the time, I didn't think anything of this, but was reading through the 
8.2.x release notes yesterday and the above now feels like an inconsistency 
with what was done with 8.2.2, which we gave an official release date,  and 
the subsequent 8.2.3, which was released 2 days later. Now, I supposed 8.2.2 
was further in the release process, but it was pretty much DOA as well. 
Probably too late to do anything about this now, though I wonder, do we plan 
to put 8.3.2 tarballs into the ftp-archives? We have 8.2.2 tarballs 
available, though I can't imagine why anyone would need them. 

Robert Treat
Build A Brighter LAMP :: Linux Apache {middleware} PostgreSQL

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