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Richard Freeman wrote:
> Mart Raudsepp wrote:
>> Is it stated in any documentation that 30 days is a policy?
> Not that I'm aware of - it is a guideline as you indicate. However,
> don't expect anybody to actually take action on a STABLEREQ if there
> isn't some kind of rationale for going stable so quickly.
Yes it's a guideline that you should follow unless you can give reasons
> The whole point of stable is that they provide some sanity to the
> release process - if upstream releases a new version every other week
> then perhaps we should either:
> 1. Question whether it should go stable at all.
> 2. Pick a version once in a while and target it for stabilization,
> backporting fixes as needed.
Yeah one can question if adding every release is really important for users.