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@@ -238,6 +238,27 @@ Each major version of Ruby has a release manager that should be assigned to
handle backport requests. You can find the list of release managers on the
{wiki}[https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/projects/ruby/wiki/ReleaseEngineering].
+=== Branch Maintainers
+
+A branch maintainer maintains a branch and releases a new release of Ruby. The
+branch depends on the associated version of Ruby, such as ruby_1_8_7 for
+version 1.8.7. The current branch maintainers are as follows:
+
+[trunk]
+ unnecessary
+[ruby_2_0_0]
+ Chikanaga Tomoyuki (nagachika)
+[ruby_1_9_3]
+ NAKAMURA Usaku (usa)
+[ruby_1_9_2, ruby_1_9_1]
+ _unmaintained_
+[ruby_1_8]
+ _unmaintained_
+[ruby_1_8_7]
+ _unmaintained_
+[ruby_1_8_6 ...]
+ _unmaintained_
+
== Running tests
In order to help resolve existing issues and contributing patches to Ruby you