[asterisk-dev] SIP TCP/TLS, release policy and more (personal opinions included)

Russell Bryant russell at digium.com
Mon Oct 20 14:46:23 CDT 2008

Kevin P. Fleming wrote:
> If a team of community members wants to take responsibility for
> backporting bug fixes (non-regression fixes) and releasing 1.6.0.x
> releases indefinitely (like the 'stable' team does for the Linux
> kernel), I'd be totally on board with that idea, including giving those
> people permission to manage the releases themselves and distribute them
> as official Asterisk releases from the Digium download servers. Once
> again, you've made comments that tend to inflame passions, rather than
> just proposing an idea and asking whether the people who have to make
> the decision (about whether something can be called 'Asterisk') would
> find it acceptable. As long as the changes made in these 'stable'
> branches came from other branches (backports, not new development), I
> think we at Digium and many members of the community would be very happy
> to support such an effort in any way that we practically can do so.

I would also definitely be on board with such an effort.

Russell Bryant
Senior Software Engineer
Open Source Team Lead
Digium, Inc.

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