[Qgis-developer] Requesting bug fix extension through weekend

Bo Victor Thomsen bo.victor.thomsen at gmail.com
Fri Feb 21 02:35:29 PST 2014

I, my customers and without a doubt: Several thousands of ordinary users 
of QGIS would simply _love_ the idea of having a stable branch which is 
only updated with bugfixes. The problem with using QGS - "weekly" is 
that you get the bugfixes, but also a lot of new - very untested - 
technology. This gets the ordinary users stuck between a rock and a hard 

Bo Victor Thomsen

Den 21-02-2014 10:58, Sandro Santilli skrev:
> On Thu, Feb 20, 2014 at 07:37:10PM +0100, Jürgen E. Fischer wrote:
>> But to quote Tim: "We're not going anywhere".  There will still be bugs in QGIS
>> 2.3 to work on after the release.  And I trust that you're not going to stop
>> bug fixing just because the fixes don't make it into 2.2.
> How about encoding such trust in an official "2.2.x" branch to be used
> as a "maintainance" branch from which to ship "2.2.1" after <n> days
> of inactivity following last bugfix commit since previous release ?
> I'm sure more bugs will be reported once 2.2.0 is officially out so
> those <n> days of silence might take a few weeks too :)
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