I was actually just doing that and going down the list, picking fixes and
enhancements that are relevant to our product....by the time I got to
7.3...I came almost the same conclusion that I should just print (all of)
them and drop them on his desk..:-)
This is good, I thank everyone.
On 8/21/07, Chris Browne <cbbrowne(at)acm(dot)org> wrote:
> montaseri(at)gmail(dot)com ("Medi Montaseri") writes:
> > I have finally convinced my manager to "consider" the idea of
> > migrating from 7.2 to 8.2. Obviously he needs an ROI (Return Of
> > Investment) analysis (in a technical sense). So, I am wondering if
> > anyone has worked on a similar project where you had to go thru the
> > release notes and bug fixes to compile such a motivational speech
> > and willing to share. Otherwise, as many links you can provide
> > would be nice.
> You can simply look at the release notes for 7.3, 7.4, 8.0, 8.1, and
> You can find them here:
> More specifically, you can find them at these URLs.
> Print off the contents of those five URLs, and you'll find somewhere
> between 40 and 50 pages worth of _brief listings_ of bug fixes and
> enhancements. Drop that pile of paper on his foot and ask if he
> thinks it seems heavy enough to seem significant.
> Add to that the other folks' arguments:
> - There be "database eating bugs" there that be fixed in later
> - Nobody is interested in supporting problems you have with such an
> ancient version.
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