On Thu, 2010-03-11 at 14:56 -0500, Konstantin Ryabitsev wrote:
Should there be a caveat for cases like I'm dealing with right
pidgin-sipe 1.9.0 provides both security fixes and new features
compared to pidgin-sipe 1.8.1.
If these guidelines are to be followed, then I both should (security
fixes) and shouldn't (new features) be pushing this release into F12
(And if the answer is "backport the security fixes to 1.8.1" then I'm
afraid I don't really have the skills nor have the time to spend on
such massive effort).
If you're going by my page, you'll note that
Generally it is expected that these types of bugs can be fixed without
introducing new major upstream releases. When this is not the case the
update should be considered a new upstream version and treated
And then if you read the new upstream versions you'll see:
For new upstream versions of packages which provide new features, but
don't just fix critical bugs, an update can still be issued, but it is
vital that the new upstream version does not regress or drastically
change a user's experience.
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