Re-start the release process

Ethan Blanton elb at
Sun Oct 19 14:19:21 EDT 2008

Ethan Blanton spake unto us the following wisdom:
> It's been two weeks and a couple of days since 2.5.2 was supposed to
> release, but because of services problems it never happened.  In order
> to prevent the release from languishing indefinitely, I'd like to call
> for quick comments from any developer who knows of a reason we should
> not release h:im.pidgin.pidgin more or less immediately.  In the
> absence of such comments, I suggest we release tonight or tomorrow.  I
> am willing to do the basic release (source tarballs) myself, if that
> is acceptable to the Fedora-can't-build-regular-tarballs crowd.  If
> not, maybe someone in that crowd can step forward.  ;-)

I've built tarballs, and they've been on SF for a while, so hopefully
they've propagated.  Daniel and Stu, if you could do your things that
would be great.  :-)


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determined to commit crimes.
		-- Cesare Beccaria, "On Crimes and Punishments", 1764
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