I agree with you -- we should go with option b.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stuart Donaldson [mailto:stu@...]
> Sent: Tuesday, February 04, 2003 11:05 AM
> To: Webware devel
> Subject: [Webware-devel] 0.8 beta status.
> We have a few options on 0.8 right now, and I wanted to toss
> them out to
> see if there are strong opinions either way. Any code
> changes require
> further beta testing, and therefore more time before final
> release of 0.8.
> Here are the options I put forward to consider:
> a) Release 0.8 right now, without the mkstemp fix or any recent
> patches, but with updates to the version numbers in the
> b) Put out 0.8b3 with the mkstemp fix that Geoff checked
> in a few days ago. Let this sit out for a couple days
> to verify the mkstemp fixes.
> c) Put out 0.8b3 with the mkstemp fix, and a couple of
> other minor patches. Let this sit out there for a couple
> more days to verify.
> Geoff had asked if someone could test the mkstemp fixes he applied to
> the trunk under Linux. Has anyone had a chance to do this?
> I like the idea of providing compatibility with Python 2.3
> even though
> it is only in alpha. But this requires at least a few days as a short
> beta cycle.
> My leaning right now is to go with option (b), puting out
> 0.8b3 tonight
> with only the mkstemp and documentation changes from 0.8b2.
> Then over
> the weekend, roll the version numbers and release 0.8 unless
> there are
> problems specific to the 0.8 beta changes.
> Any comments?
> -Stuart Donaldson-
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