Xfce 4.12 Release date

Nick Schermer nick at xfce.org
Tue Feb 3 18:32:56 CET 2015


I'll be online in the weekend (evenings), since i'm pretty much the
only one with all the rights to push a release.


On Tue, Feb 3, 2015 at 3:52 PM, Simon Steinbeiß <simon at xfce.org> wrote:
> Dear maintainers of core-components,
> we're writing to you proposing a concrete release date for 4.12 about a
> month from now, the weekend of February 28 and March 1. As we have
> discussed the status and progress of core components with many of you
> individually, we feel confident that the state of Xfce is good enough
> to polish some final edges and push more translations until then.
> We're suggesting this specific date partly for pragmatic reasons (as
> both of us have time that weekend to support the release process) and
> to have a goal in the not-to-far-away future so that we can focus on
> getting things done.
> There already is a list of critical bugs and bugs with patches that we
> used in the past months to get a lot fixed, yet naturally there is
> always more to be done. So this email is also to be understood as a
> call for help and support by anyone having the ability to contribute to
> Xfce! https://wiki.xfce.org/releng/4.12/roadmap/critical-bugs
> There are also some open questions regarding our artwork, mostly the
> 4.12 default Gtk+ theme, which Simon will address in a separate thread.
> If you have serious concerns about doing a release of your component/s
> in a months time, please don't hesitate to speak up.
> Also, it would be good to know who can/will be around on the proposed
> date so we can see who handles the release of their component
> themselves and who wants us to handle the release. Help is very much
> appreciated/needed though, e.g. with preparing the release notes.
> Looking forward on making a common final effort for 4.12 with you,
> Landry and Simon

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