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Re: 0.6.0-rc1 available

From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: Re: 0.6.0-rc1 available
Date: Thu, 05 Jun 2008 18:43:18 -0700
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John Darrington <address@hidden> writes:

> On Thu, Jun 05, 2008 at 05:47:21AM -0700, Ben Pfaff wrote:
>      John Darrington <address@hidden> writes:
>      > On Wed, Jun 04, 2008 at 09:53:13PM -0700, Ben Pfaff wrote:
>      >      I put a pspp-0.6.0-rc1.tar.gz on in /gnu/pspp.
>      >      This one untars to pspp-0.6.0 and identifies itself as PSPP
>      >      0.6.0.  It passes "make distcheck" here.  If you don't see
>      >      anything too wrong with it, then I'm inclined to upload it to
>      > as PSPP 0.6.0.
>      >      
>      >      Please let me know what you think.
>      >
>      > Well let's not forget to attend to bugs  #20825 and  #20824 before we
>      > do that final upload.
>      #20825 is "The AUTHORS file needs updating before the next
>      release," but I am not sure what changes should be made.  What do
>      you suggest?
> I suggest that we apply this patch:

> +revisions to other  modules.   

There's an extra space in there.

>      #20824 is "Update the text in the About dialog before the next
>      release," but the text in the About dialog is partially generated
>      from the AUTHORS file, so fixing #20825 could possibly also fix
>      this.  I do not know whether other changes are needed.
> As we've now done some fairly extensive testing, I think that we
> should change the text "This is pre-alpha software. Use at your own
> risk." to something more optimistic.


Both of these changes sound good to me.  Unless Jason has
comments, please feel free to check in these changes.
"Premature optimization is the root of all evil."
--D. E. Knuth, "Structured Programming with go to Statements"

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