[Opendnssec-develop] Maintenance of releases

Sara Dickinson sara at sinodun.com
Fri Apr 26 13:17:16 UTC 2013

On 25 Apr 2013, at 07:58, Matthijs Mekking wrote:

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> Hi developers,
> Now that we have 1.4.0 released, maintenance of old releases deserves
> some more attention. The wiki says "foo will be supported until at
> least one year after boink".
> I want to propose to remove the "at least" parts. Moreover, on the
> wiki we can maintain the EOL date of older versions. 1.2 and older are
> already EOL. When 2.0 is released, we can put EOL dates on 1.3 and 1.4.
> I believe this will provide more clarity to the users. "At least" adds
> an uncertainty. If we have had more than a year of support on older
> releases, how long will we still continue to support?
> Also, if we do want to provide longer support, it's easier to make the
> call to extend the support with for example 6 months (updating the EOL
> to the future) than to say "and now it's done".
> Thoughts?

+1 to all of that. 

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