• Minor releases: bug fixes only.
  • Major releases: major upgrades of packages that are part of the HP should be considered.


It is acceptable to refactor a package. E.g.


could be split into

opengl-core opengl-extras

Such a change would not require consensus review. However, if the interface changes at the same time (e.g. a module is moved in or out of the namespace), these are now treated as new packages, and should be subject to review.