[Gdal-dev] Release 1.4.0

Mateusz Loskot mateusz at loskot.net
Mon Nov 13 12:30:07 EST 2006

Frank Warmerdam wrote:
> Folks,
> Following up on Ari's suggestion, I'd like to plan on a new GDAL release
> by mid December, perhaps with a first official beta December 1st.
> What work are people hoping to get into a next GDAL release?
> [...]

What about Simon's proposal with manifest embedding for VC++ 8.0?

> I am also hopeful that we would have our transition to SVN immediately
> following a GDAL 1.3.3 release,


> In fact, I would like to call the next release 1.4.0 instead of 1.3.3,
> and thereafter using point releases (1.4.1, 1.4.2) as simple bug fixes
> releases against a 1.4 stable branch while new development occurs in a
> trunk that would eventually become 1.5.0.  This is more in keeping with
> the approach used very successfully in mapserver.  It also follows Daniel's
> past suggestion that new version numbers aren't really all that expensive.
> :-)


Mateusz Loskot

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