keith_hodges at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Nov 15 14:08:13 UTC 2007
Adrian Lienhard wrote:
> On Nov 15, 2007, at 10:32 , stephane ducasse wrote:
>>> At netstyle.ch we are using 3.9 for many projects now and we will
>>> not move to 3.10 soon. We're using some of the critical fixes, so
>>> basically that means we already have our own 3.9.1 image...
>>> I assume, quite some people are using 3.9 in production as well. So,
>>> if somebody is interested we could join forces and release a 3.9.x
>>> from time to time.
>> I imagine a lot of reason not moving to 3.10 but can you let us know
>> yours? :)
> Well, in general, upgrading can be a major effort and you always have
> the risk that stuff will break in unexpected ways. Obviously, problems
> and the effort to fix them are potentially expensive and customers may
> loose their confidence.
> In particular, I haven't looked in detail what happened in 3.10, but
> since 3.9 has proven to be a very good release (excluding the recently
> addressed production problems, which have been around for a long
> time), we will stick to for now. In summary, I trust in 3.9 more than
> in 3.10 and I don't know a reason that would justify the potential
> hassle to upgrade.
All you have to do is add your fixes to those listed on
http://squeak310.pbwiki.com and run the script
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