LTS policy? (was: GnuPG 2.2.0 released)

Bernhard Reiter bernhard at
Wed Aug 30 12:53:30 CEST 2017

Werner, @all,

Am Montag 28 August 2017 13:51:11 schrieb Werner Koch:
> Noteworthy changes in version 2.2.0

congratulations for releasing 2.2.0. :)

>   This is the new long term stable branch.  This branch will only see
>   bug fixes and no new features.

Can you explain more what you mean by "no new features"?
Sometimes is hard to say if a change is necessary and thus a fix or if it 
optional. And fixes could break something as well.

Will you create a 2.3.0 branch for all new features or only for those that 
break some compatibility?


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