Re: Major changes between 1.4/1.6.1.8/10?

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On Thu, 09 Feb 2012 02:31:00 +0100
Gilles <codecomplete@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Wed, 08 Feb 2012 15:58:43 -0600, "Kevin P. Fleming"
> <kpfleming@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >No, unfortunately that's not quite correct. The UPGRADE files list 
> >*important* changes that users need to know about because they are 
> >changes in behavior of existing functionality. New features, even
> >really useful and widely anticipated ones, that don't cause
> >backwards compatibility issues are only listed in the CHANGES files.
> >For example, the addition of T.38 gateway support in Asterisk 10
> >only appears in CHANGES, not UPGRADE, because if you don't use it,
> >it doesn't affect you.
> 
> Thanks for the tip. However, the CHANGES fille is just a dump of every
> single change that was made with each release, so it's hard to tell
> why a user should upgrade to the next major release (eg. 1.6 to 1.8).
> 
> Is there really no article on the web that sums up what the major
> changes were within the four active branches?

Maybe the release announcements are what you're looking for.  e.g.,
for 1.8:

http://www.asterisk.org/node/51444

And you can probably find the same for 1.4, 1.6.x, and 10 without too
much trouble.


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