jasper at moongroup.com
Mon May 12 08:38:32 CEST 2003
Good call, we need some more discipline to our release process.
On 12 May 2003 07:29:18 +0200
Olivier Fourdan <fourdan at xfce.org> wrote:
> Hi Botsie,
> On Mon, 2003-05-12 at 06:39, Biju Chacko wrote:
> > However, I am concerned with the state of our feature freeze. We
> > seemed to have capped the addition of major features but minor
> > features are still being added.
> Right. And this is where bugs are usually intriduced, that's why I'm
> against any new addition if not proven to have very low impact on
> existing code.
> > What do you say, we put up some hard deadlines? I propose the
> > following roadmap:
> > 12 May: Last Call for Feature requests.
> Call? No need to call IMHO.
How about a call for no more feature requests? ;-)
> > 15 May: Separate Feature requests into: For 4.0, For 4.2, Rejected.
> > 31 May: Feature Freeze
> Why wait 2 weeks?
> > 15 June: XFce4-BETA-1 (Announcement on fm,lwn,osnews etc)
> > (Translation Freeze)
> If you remove the 15 days, you end up => 31 May.
> > 15-30 June: Additional Beta releases as required.
> Here I would take a bit longer.
> > 30 June: XFce4-RC1 (Announcement on fm,lwn,osnews etc)
> > (Documentation Freeze)
> > 30 June-15 July: Additional Release Candidates as required.
> Ok. Might slip a bit.
> > 15 July: XFce4-RELEASE
> 16 July: Celebrate :)
Is this smart for your French calendar? 14 July -> party, 15 -> work
hard, 16 -> party ;-)
> > Olivier, is this too optimistic? Or too stretched out?
> Sound optimisitc but doable.
It would be awesome if we could have the new website up and running on
the release date.
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