Nick Schermer nickschermer at
Tue Jan 13 13:24:02 CET 2009

2009/1/13 Jannis Pohlmann <jannis at>:
> Am Tue, 13 Jan 2009 08:07:59 +0100
> schrieb "Nick Schermer" <nickschermer at>:
>> 2009/1/13 Brian J. Tarricone <bjt23 at>:
>> > So... quit yer bitchin' and help with the releases if you want 'em
>> > to be more on time ^_~.
>> I don't know if anyone else signed up for this, but I have no problems
>> being the release manager for the 4.8 release.
> Great! We should however discuss the release process again. Several
> people have mentioned that they'd like to see more independent releases
> and shorter release cycles (like every 9 months). There also has
> been a discussion of merging the goodies and xfce repositories into
> one.

Ouch that's a bad idea, but we'll discus that in another thread.

> You certainly don't want to test, tag and upload tarballs for all
> these components, so in these cases the role of the release manager may
> change. So don't sign up too early ;)

This not scared enough ^_^.

> I think we should discuss this on the list the next few days because
> I'd like to present at least the basic consensus at FOSDEM. But it
> would also be great to discuss this at FOSDEM itself because almost
> everyone seems to be coming - and there will certainly be people from
> other projects who have more experience with time-based releases and
> stuff like that.



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