[Maxima] release schedule for Maxima 5.12.0
aeder at arcor.de
Sat Mar 3 14:05:24 CST 2007
> Robert Dodier writes:
> > I would like to tag a branch in cvs for Maxima 5.12.0 on April 1,
> > with a release following some weeks later.
> > If a developer would like to squeeze something into the next
> > release, I believe now is the time to do that. Squeezing things in
> > after the branch is tagged delays the release ....
> > Vadim -- is this schedule convenient for you?
> Yes, as far as Windows build is concerned the schedule is OK.
> I addition I'd like to see other thing incorporated in this
> 1. Fist and foremost - Andreas is doing code cleaning.
> It would be great if it can be finished or at least brought
> to some logical state before release. Surely we should
> ask Andreas about his plans.
I think that I have by now covered a lot of what I wanted to clean up,
but there is still some way to go and I am not certain that I will be
fast enough to finish it up by April 1. On the other hand I see no
problem in stopping my activities for the release and continue later on.
I think the project is in some logical state - as Vadim calls it.
I'm fine with whatever you decide to do.
> 2. Decide something about describe.
> I feel that current default inexact search ? often returns
> too many lines and this already becomes a bit annoying.
> Surely this is result of documentation growth - many
> new sections were incorporated into reference manual.
> Following recent discussion suggest the following scheme
> ? foo - exact search
> ?? foo - inexact search as substring
> more elaborate search schemes with rgexps seems to be
> an overkill.
I second this.
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