3.3 release

Richard Dale Richard_Dale at tipitina.demon.co.uk
Tue Oct 12 11:00:19 BST 2004

On Tuesday 12 October 2004 06:55, Rainer Endres wrote:
> Hi
> On Tuesday 12 October 2004 04:18, Benjamin Meyer wrote:
> > Do you think this is a little too soon?  One month from release to
> > release? Is that enough time for feedback?
> You realize the 3.3.x releases are _bugfix_ releases?
> They add languages or fix crtical bugs. I strongly opose to adopt MS
> strategy to fix bugs every 2 years with a Service Pack.
> If there are serious regressions in higher 3.3.x releases we have to be
> more strict about the "backporting" and not release once every year "to
> provide feedback".
> We only get higher numbers of bugreports for released versions. The people
> compiling CVS have a much higher bug tolerance before they report.
> Please rethink if you really want to hold bugfix releases away from the
> user.
In my case with the KDE java bindings, I managed to completely screw them up 
for the 3.3.1 release. So for those who wish for longer release cycles, how 
about treating odd numbered releases as _bug_introduction_ release while even 
numbered ones can be _bugfix_ releases? :)

-- Richard

More information about the kde-core-devel mailing list