[wp-hackers] User Feedback and Testing

Ryan Boren ryan at boren.nu
Mon Jan 2 01:11:33 GMT 2006

On Sun, 2006-01-01 at 19:44 -0500, John Joseph Bachir wrote:
> On Sun, 1 Jan 2006, Owen Winkler wrote:
> > Real products have development cycles, where development is broken into 
> > phases that allow for discussion of new feature requirements, 
> > development of planned new features, testing of those features, and 
> > providing documentation and support for those features upon release.
> I've noticed that there isn't a bugfix release branch so that features can 
> cotinue to be added to the trunk. I think the wordpress development 
> process is in great shape, in terms of openness, and response to tickets 
> and patches. But a fundamental part of releasing a stable product is 
> having a separate bugfix-only branch for at least several weeks.

1.5.x has it's own branch.

Right now, trunk is the bugfix branch for 2.0.  Only 2.0 fixes are going
in.  There is no feature development going on right now so no need for a
branch.  If I branch now I have to keep trunk and the branch in sync.
No point in that.


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