>>>> Stephen J Turnbull <stephen(a)xemacs.org> writes:
Stephen> But to me "producing releases" is not a goal in itself.
IMHO we don't need a five year plan at the moment. We just need to
plan the very next steps. My logic goes like this...
The facts are that we have a repo with an almost done GPLv3 or later
that I would like to get out because I think it will be beneficial for
future development. I hope you agree here. This is more or less the
current beta but with a license change. There are no bug fixes or
enhancement there. Only the license change.
Still I think this is important enough to warrant a version number
bump. It should be easy to know that this is the version from which
XEmacs was GPLv3 or later. I suggest a version bump so it sticks
out. Maybe it should be 21.7 then for an odd number if that is needed
for a development version!?
For doing version number bumps I guess we need to do a
release. Normally a release means something new, complete, etc. This
time it does too. A new license. 21.5 will end its life with a release
note that basically states that this is the end. Whatever bugs that
are there will be fixed in the GPLv3 or later version.
All of this can probably be handled with just a tag but I think that
will not be clear enough.
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