I've just been having a look through the changes between 1.2.11 and 1.2.12.

There seems to be some things that appear to be "new"/unused features as opposed to minor bug fixes.

For example, there's a new 'json' api that isn't used ( https://github.com/mantisbt/mantisbt/blob/master-1.2.x/core/json_api.php ) within the core code.

Ignoring the fact that my personal view would probably be that whilst we do need a json api, we need to look at it properly bla bla bla (along side webservices), surely this is something that should go into master and not be back-ported to a 1.2 release.

(P.S. my logic for saying this is that, if we move to 'exceptions',  json_error_handler becomes a deprecated function)

However, It's more highlighting the wider issue that in the past we've used the release branch for bugfixes *only*, with new features going into our master branch. 

I know it does't help that we've got different views on 'master', but I'm also not sure whether adding new features into master-1.2.x helps either.

P.S. there's also some new features from Rombert/Damien that whilst i'd state the same above point about releases, are probably features that would work in 1.3/next/2.0/1.2 etc without any changes.

I don't have a tarball of 1.2.12 and 1.2.11 handly atm, how long is the diff between the two versions?

Paul




On Wed, Nov 7, 2012 at 8:58 PM, Robert Munteanu <robert.munteanu@gmail.com> wrote:
Since I'm waiting for the 1.2.12 release to merge back my SOAP
changes, is there anything we're still missing to start the release
process?

On Mon, Oct 29, 2012 at 10:25 PM, Roland Becker <roland@atrol.de> wrote:
> Damien Regad <damien.regad@merckgroup.com> hat am 28. Oktober 2012 um 13:53
> geschrieben:
>> On 28.10.2012 11:56, Roland Becker wrote:
>> > It's an old bug and not a regression.
>> > Why do you think it's blocking?
>>
>> Because of the issue you noticed with the "Close" button after I updated
>> the tracker at mantisbt.org a few weeks ago...
>>
>
> The issue with the "Close" button was not caused by the update.
> It was caused by using the configuration page and would have been occured also
> with version 1.2.11.
> So I still think that #14496 is not a blocking issue for 1.2.12.
>
> Ok, let's stop the "blocking" discussion.
> I try to find some time to have a look at your new fixes.
>
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