> Overall, an excellent document. My only requests are that you add aSo I think for the interfaces I've already covered them in the "What
> plan for the timing of increments of the allowable Thunderbird
> revisions on AMO, and that you be explicit about the allowable timing
> of changes to interfaces.
happens where?" section. Aurora is generally stable (i.e. we may have to
change something if we need to back out). Beta is stable for add-on
There's going to be a separate plan that I'm drawing up somewhere on the
> For me, the AMO revision allowed is still an issue that is not beingI've not been able to confirm this, but my understanding was that binary
> done as I would wish. A binary extension such as mine should ideally
> do their version updates in the aurora time scale and get reviewed
> (all of which can take many weeks), so that it is ready for use when
> beta comes out. (Of course this is only doable if you are disciplined
> about not doing interface changes late in the aurora timescale). So
> when beta releases, AMO should already be allowing compatibility with
> it. But right now for example, with aurora at 7, 7.0 is not an allowed
> AMO TB version. A binary extension does not want to declare
> compatibility with the allowed 8.0a1. If you wait until after beta is
> released to update AMO, then at the (automatic) user beta updates,
> your extensions are guaranteed to be incompatible, regardless of how
> diligent the extension author is.
extensions would have to be recompiled against the beta version even if
they were compatible on aurora, as some of the stabilisation of aurora
may require it. I may have miss-understood that and I've also can't find
the reference :-(
Generally what I expect us to be doing is to migrate a release to
The 7.0 and 7.* have now been added to AMO, it was a slight oversight
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