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> Tom Lane wrote:
>> The suggestion I started this thread with amounted to not bothering with
>> pushing 7.4.x updates in update cycles where we'd made no "serious" bug
>> fixes in it; which is a very long way from desupport. Maybe an
>> appropriate compromise is to announce now that 7.4 is in maintenance
>> mode and will receive only really critical bug fixes (which are the only
>> ones that 7.4.x users are going to pay attention to anyway, so nothing
>> is lost); and that actual desupport will occur a year from now.
> Shall we set an exact date, such as October 1, 2009?
Let's include 8.0 in that announcement so we aren't having this
discussion again in a year.
Joshua D. Drake