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Fixed #17068 - Documented that documentation fixes will be more freel…

…y backported.

git-svn-id: http://code.djangoproject.com/svn/django/trunk@17300 bcc190cf-cafb-0310-a4f2-bffc1f526a37
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@@ -111,6 +111,13 @@ varying levels:
* Security fixes will be applied to the current trunk and the previous two
minor releases.
+* Documentation fixes will generally be more freely backported to the last
+ release branch (at the discretion of the committer), and don't need to meet
+ the "critical fixes only" bar as it's highly advantageous to have the docs
+ for the last release be up-to-date and correct, and the downside of
+ backporting (risk of introducing regressions) is much less of a concern
+ with doc fixes.
+
As a concrete example, consider a moment in time halfway between the release of
Django 1.3 and 1.4. At this point in time:
@@ -123,6 +130,9 @@ Django 1.3 and 1.4. At this point in time:
``1.2.X`` branch. They will trigger the release of ``1.3.1``, ``1.2.1``,
etc.
+* Documentation fixes will be applied to trunk, and if easily backported, to
+ the ``1.3.X`` branch.
+
.. _release-process:
Release process

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