[erlang-questions] minor releases in Erlang?

Loïc Hoguin essen@REDACTED
Thu Dec 4 15:31:53 CET 2014

On 12/04/2014 04:18 PM, David Welton wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 4, 2014 at 9:14 AM, Michael Truog <mjtruog@REDACTED> wrote:
>> Even just a simple announcement that a new tag exists could help it receive
>> testing.  That could make these minor updates more of a real "open source"
>> release, due to public communication that encourages its use publicly.  The
>> extra testing would help us determine when an Erlang release will not fail
>> in testing or production due to bugs.
> +1 - although it would not be hard to automate that ourselves:
> https://api.github.com/repos/erlang/otp/tags

Well it also has to update this page: http://www.erlang.org/download.html

And publish a news: http://www.erlang.org/news/79

Wikipedia for example uses the news as proof that the current version is 
17.3 and is therefore advising readers that they should download a buggy 
release: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erlang_(programming_language)

Loïc Hoguin

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