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Date: Sun, 29 May 2011 15:10:00 +0200
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: John 1.7.7-jumbo-5

On 2011-05-29 13:47, JimF wrote:
> From: "Solar Designer"
>> Jim, magnum -
>> On Sat, May 28, 2011 at 07:48:27PM -0500, JFoug wrote:
>> ...
>>> But all of these are on hold right now, until Solar locks down and
>>> officially releases the code in jumbo-5.
>> Is it a request for me to take your latest jumbo RC from the wiki,
>> review/test it, and release it officially? I guess it's time to do that -
>> I just want to make sure the two of you are done with your round of
>> changes.
> I can not speak for magnum, but I do believe that J5 has been completed,

I agree. No more new stuff will go into Jumbo-5. The last week we have 
hammered the formats with pretty academic combinations and/or lengths of 
8-bit candidates (utf-8 or iso-8859-1) and while there are a few minor 
issues that may be addressed at some time, the formats behave as good as 
(often better than) 1.7.7-jumbo1. Many of the bugs that was fixed has 
been there all the time, the test suite and has pushed 
testing to a new level.


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