[Python-Dev] TRUNK UNFROZEN (release is done)

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Tue Oct 26 20:47:40 CEST 2004

Martin v. Löwis wrote:
> Jim Fulton wrote:
>> No features.  I just think it makes more sense to create the release
>> branch when you make the first beta.
> That is common in other projects. It does have the problem that you
> have to apply bug-fixes twice,

That only makes a difference for a short time. Eventually there will
be a maintenance branch.

 > which is tedious to do.

It is *much* less so with subversion. We should switch. :)

 > Not branching
> only hurts if there are significant sub-projects that need to share
> up-to-date sources, which is not the case for Python.

I think that branching would tend to enforce the feature freeze.

I don't feel strongly about this.  I was just a little surprised.


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