[Mediawiki-l] Release time (roadmap) of 1.6?

Jeff Lane jeffl at valvesoftware.com
Wed Mar 29 21:00:39 UTC 2006

Great, thanks. That's what we've been doing with 1.4->1.5, on a test
server. We'll go ahead with that, then move to 1.6.


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Subject: Re: [Mediawiki-l] Release time (roadmap) of 1.6?

Jeff Lane wrote:
> Thank you for the heads up on the release Brion. We're about to do a
> 1.4.12 to 1.5.8 upgrade, so it's nice to be aware of this imminent
> release.
> Could you possibly give a rough idea of the issues (if any) we might
> into going from a 1.5.8 to 1.6.0 upgrade? This might influence our
> decision to delay our 1.5.8 upgrade and go direct to 1.6.0. The
> Upgrading help page only addresses 1.5.x and below.

Moving from 1.5 to 1.6 should be pretty smooth; the database changes are
relatively minor.

1.4 to 1.5 is a big change, so test that offline first if you're able.

-- brion vibber (brion @ pobox.com)

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