Xfce 4.10 entering planning phase

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Mon Jan 17 18:57:32 CET 2011

On lun., 2011-01-17 at 16:34 +0100, Jannis Pohlmann wrote:

> To be honest, I don't think this schedule is realistic. Like with 4.8,
> we'll probably have to lengthen the development phase by a few months.

Yup agreed.

> Release Team
> ============
> The positions to assign are: 
>   - Release Manager
>   - Release Assistants
>   - QA Official
> Detailed job descriptions can be read in the Planning Phase section of
> the release model. It's always a good idea to elect active contributors
> and core developers into the Release Manager and QA Official positions.
> I have quite a number of personal changes ahead of me, so I'm not
> running for Release Manager again in the 4.10 cycle. I would however be
> happy to help as QA Official. 
> Nick and I shared the Release Manager role in the 4.8 cycle and he's
> actively hacking and efficient at the same time, so in my view that
> makes him a good candidate for this position. Any objections or other
> suggestions?
> Jerome did a remarkable job as Release Assistant in 4.8. It'd be lovely
> to have him on board once again.

I didn't really do a remarkable job as release assistant in 4.8, largely
because I didn't sync with Jerome and thus didn't really know what to do
in which time (though I was able to do quick packaging tests during the
pre* releases).
> Anyone volunteering for any of the positions? Any other suggestions?

I can run again, trying to be a bit more present.
> Dependencies
> ============
> Essential dependencies are dependencies that are required by at least
> one core component. We don't really have a complete list yet but it
> would be nice to have one. GTK+, GLib are obvious but there are more.

Speaking of GTK+, 2 or 3?


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