[Libreoffice-qa] After EOL has been reached...

Robinson Tryon bishop.robinson at gmail.com
Tue Apr 23 08:34:45 PDT 2013

On Tue, Apr 23, 2013 at 7:30 AM, Petr Mladek <pmladek at suse.cz> wrote:
> Robinson Tryon píše v Pá 19. 04. 2013 v 17:21 -0400:
> 6 months sounds fine to me for most of the bugfix releases.
> Well, I would suggest to leave either the last bugfix release or some
> generic version, e.g. 3.5, 3.4, 3.3 longer time. We want to keep the
> version flag on the oldest affected version. It might be handy to have
> the old version to correctly mark the old bugs that were not reported in
> time.

So how about:
"De-list release in Bugzilla 6 months after EOL, and leave a generic
X.x version in its place" ?

That also gives us a quick way to query for bugs that were reported
after EOL, which might be something that we find interesting.

> I mentioned in some older mail that people still use old version even 1
> year after the release.
> The generic version 3.3, 3.4, 3.5 might be better because it will be
> clear that it means the code line and not a precise version.


Rainer, how does this plan sound to you?


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