|author||Alessandro Ghedini <email@example.com>||2014-06-24 13:36:15 +0200|
|committer||Alessandro Ghedini <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2014-06-25 18:46:25 +0200|
DOCS: add document describing the release policy and procedure
Diffstat (limited to 'README.md')
1 files changed, 14 insertions, 9 deletions
@@ -85,18 +85,22 @@ with FFmpeg only. See the [wiki article][ffmpeg_vs_libav] about the issue.
-Every few months, a new release is cut off of the master branch. Currently,
-these releases are assigned a version number ``0.X.0``. Only the latest release
-is maintained. As part of the maintenance process, minor releases are made,
-which are assigned ``0.X.Y`` version numbers. Minor releases contain bug fixes
-only. They never merge the master branch, and no features are added to it. The
-goal of releases is to provide stability and an unchanged base for the sake of
-Linux distributions. If you want the newest features, just use the master
-branch. (The master branch is stable most of the time, except sometimes, when
+Every few months, a new release is cut off of the master branch and is assigned
+a 0.X.0 version number.
+As part of the maintenance process, minor releases are made, which are assigned
+0.X.Y version numbers. Minor releases contain bug fixes only. They never merge
+the master branch, and no features are added to it. Only the latest release is
+The goal of releases is to provide stability and an unchanged base for the sake
+of Linux distributions. If you want the newest features, just use the master
+branch, which is stable most of the time, except sometimes, when it's not.
Releases other than the latest release are unsupported and unmaintained.
+See the [release policy document][release-policy] for more information.
@@ -132,3 +136,4 @@ To contact the `mpv` team in private write to `email@example.com`.