[development] death to "x.y.z" version is now inevitable

Larry Garfield larry at garfieldtech.com
Wed Nov 15 05:39:28 UTC 2006

On Tuesday 14 November 2006 23:26, andrew morton wrote:
> On 11/14/06, Earl Miles <merlin at logrus.com> wrote:
> > Moshe Weitzman wrote:
> > > isn't that basically what status=postponed means? we should remove
> > > 6.x-dev or postponed, IMO.
> >

> I've taken to thinking of it as a polite synonym for won't fix. I'm a
> bit ashamed to admit that I don't think I've ever re-opened an issue
> on any of my modules once I've marked postponed. I've taken to either
> closing them or marking them as feature requests for the next version.
> andrew

I've actually used this as a note to myself to adopt a feature request in Core 
while Core is frozen.  It's a note to myself "hey, you adopted this feature 
but got it out of the way for the other queues, come back to it later".  I 
think I do over 75% of the time, too... ;-)

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