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Re: lynx-dev progress on pre.2

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev progress on pre.2
Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2004 12:32:14 -0500
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On Fri, Jan 16, 2004 at 03:28:04PM -0200, Frédéric L. W. Meunier wrote:
> But maybe they'd update it more often if the releases didn't
> took ages. 2.8.5 will take almost 3 years :-)
> Why not accept new features and major changes for 6 or 8 months
> (dev), then only bugfixes for the other 6 or 4 (pre), and do a
> release ?

I would, except for the issue that some developers wait til the program
is near release before submitting patches.  (This is not a problem
unique to lynx, of course).  Pre-release also takes a lot more work.

Thomas E. Dickey

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