Listing our current forces

Steve Dodier-Lazaro sidnioulz at
Sat Nov 22 22:50:03 CET 2014

I don't think the problem is wanting to make a release. We all want
to. More pragmatically none of the active devs have the level of
privileges to make releases on every package.

2014-11-22 20:22 GMT+00:00 Andrzej <ndrwrdck at>:
> On 22/11/14 18:12, Steve Dodier-Lazaro wrote:
>> I'm all in for *fast* release cycles, but not for fixed ones.
> One major release every half a year is not fast. Six months is plenty of
> time for implementing and testing even major changes (if not, we can
> always continue the development in a branch) and it sets a worst-case
> delay for smaller contributions to code and translations.
> Besides, as it is now, the problem is not in release the code every 6
> months, it is in releasing Xfce at all. There is enough changes in git
> to warrant several major releases but there is no person willing to do
> the job of shipping the stuff out. Partly because 2.5 years after the
> last release no one can and wants to tackle this task.
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