fourdan at xfce.org
Sun Jun 1 21:47:19 CEST 2003
I'll take care of rh8 and r9 rpms (I got a new toy here with plenty of
CPU and free disk space :)
On Thu, 2003-05-29 at 15:20, edscott wilson garcia wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-05-29 at 03:53, Jasper Huijsmans wrote:
> > Hey,
> > Someone once thought of the following roadmap:
> > * 12 May : Last call for feature requests
> > * 31 May : XFce4-BETA1 (Translation freeze)
> > * 31 May - 29 June : Additional BETA releases
> > * 30 June : XFce4-RC1 (Documentation freeze)
> > * 30 June - 15 July : Additional Release Candidates
> > * 15 July : XFce4-RELEASE
> > As you can see we are just a couple of days before the first beta. Now
> > the question is, are we ready for that?
> Yes, but the release procedure details should be organized. Are we to
> prepare binaries besides the tarballs? If so, who will prepare what
> binary for what platform?
> Once all the individual package binaries are ready, we can upload them
> to ftp://upload.sourceforge.net and Olivier or Chuck (as xfce admins)
> could add them to the xfce4-beta release. To avoid file tampering,
> md5sum should be prepared by each packager. How does that sound?
> > I think feature-wise we are mostly there. I can't judge very well the
> > status of xffm. Edscott, what's your opinion?
> Feature wise it should be frozen (i.e., nothing which requires a
> translation should be added). I do think it very important to go ahead
> with the xfce4 release. For xffm the next scheduled work is "behind the
> stages": optimizing the xffm-lib into smaller components that will make
> startup faster and lower the memory footprint. This should fit in
> between the beta-release and the release-release.
> > One thing that will need some attention is the about box. All texts are
> > unfinished and the license tab only shows the GPL, but we use three
> > licenses so they should probaly get their own tabs. I can do some of the
> > work on that today.
> > I still want a better default configuration for the panel and the
> > desktop menu, but I don't think it is too important to have before the
> > beta.
> > Benedikt added some functions to libxfce4util to find localized
> > configuration files. I'd like to implement that for the panel and the
> > desktop menu (the panel has its own implementation now). This is not a
> > very big change and no string changes are involved so I think we can
> > safely add that after the first beta.
> > One additional difficulty with the above roadmap is that I will be on
> > vacation from 11 June to 26 June. So, I won't be able to help out with
> > bug fixing and documentation in that period.
> > I'd like to hear other people's thoughts on this.
> I'll try to find some time to work on xffm documentation, which should
> be ready for the beta release.
> > Jasper
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