[development] keeping an eye on old versions

Gerhard Killesreiter gerhard at killesreiter.de
Thu Oct 19 09:11:34 UTC 2006

Fernando Silva wrote:
> I think that there is no policy!
> The ideal would be the availabity of one person responsable for each 
> release
> when a new one goes out. That person would maintain the release, applying
> patches or backports.
> The problem is that no one wants to maintain old releases (we should
> maintain the last 3 releases), and the persons who want to maintain old
> releases are not *senior* enough to make critical decisions.

We do maintain the last two releases. As of Drupal 4.7 every release has 
a dedicated maintainer. There is no such maintainer for 4.6, that's why 
there are less bug fixes in 4.6 than in 4.7.


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