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09/01/2021 07:48:14 PM (7 weeks ago)
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  • Ticket #53811, comment 26

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    11As far as I know only (major) bug fixes and regression fixes belong in dot releases. There are two reasons:
    221. Dot releases are usually not tested as thoroughly as major releases. The risks of introducing a bug and deploying it across millions of installs should be minimized as much as possible.
    3 2. The autoupdate failures rate slightly increases when the update is larger/has more files. That increase is very small as a percentage but given the size of WP it translates into thousands or tens of thousands of installs.
     32. The autoupdate failures rate slightly increases when the update is larger/has more files. That increase is very small as a percentage but given the size of WP it easily translates into thousands of installs.
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    55In that terms moving to 5.9 for further consideration.