[erlang-questions] INFORMATION: New Git branch-names and strategy

Björn-Egil Dahlberg egil@REDACTED
Thu Oct 6 14:18:35 CEST 2011

A new branching strategy is now in place for Erlang/OTP development and 
patch submissions.

A detailed description can be found on our Github Wiki for the 
Erlang/OTP project.
- https://github.com/erlang/otp/wiki/Branches
- https://github.com/erlang/otp/wiki/Submitting-patches

To summarize. We will have two development branches: one for features 
and one for corrections.

The 'master' branch will now reflect feature development aimed for our 
next major release.

After our R15 release we will also have a 'maint' branch which will 
include any corrections and minor features submitted by the community.
The 'maint' branch will progress and become our next minor release (e.g. 

Björn-Egil and Henrik

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