Xfce 4.6 RC1 going to be released this weekend

Olivier Fourdan fourdan at gmail.com
Sun Jan 25 13:25:50 CET 2009

On Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 12:13 PM, Jannis Pohlmann <jannis at xfce.org> wrote:
> Am Sun, 25 Jan 2009 12:01:49 +0000
> schrieb Olivier Fourdan <fourdan at gmail.com>:
>> On Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 9:47 AM, Stephan Arts <stephan at xfce.org>
>> wrote:
>> > Hi Guys,
>> >
>> > Jannis and I have started on the release of Xfce 4.6 RC1 (Capybara)
>> >
>> > With 4.6.0 being scheduled prior to FOSDEM, we are going to release
>> > RC1 this weekend to get some fixed segfaults and updated
>> > translations out.
>> That sounds  too short IMHO, ppl are just starting to report bugs
>> against beta3... For xfwm4, I'd like to work a bit on #4524
> Didn't you suggest to skip beta3 and already go for rc1 two weeks
> ago? ;)

Yes, if it was me we would have 4.6 out already. But then we went with
beta3 so let's make beta3 useful at least!

> I can only repeat what I said to Brian yesterday when he said that
> we'll look stupid if we do a release which still includes major bugs. I
> think we'll look even more stupid if we delay the release again and
> again, especially if we talk about 4.6 at FOSDEM.

So we choose the worst of all, we release too fast with remaining bugs
after having delayed to address those bugs... Humm, seems we miss our

> I'd say we do the release as scheduled for once and release 4.6.1 as
> soon as we've fixed some more bugs.


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