Change release schedule 4.2 and schedule for 4.3

Jordi Polo mumismo at
Wed Sep 10 10:21:32 BST 2008

Ooops, I have just seen that in another thread the 4.2 schedule has already
been set.
Ignore my previous email (the one I am replying to) then.

On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 6:15 PM, Jordi Polo <mumismo at> wrote:

> It seems that the how to release/technical and social impacts on a new code
> development model discussion will take some time and much more time to
> actually implemented. Also Thiago made a good point with Qt/KDE sync and
> also we have the general disgust to make kde 4.2 shorter.
> I think that Thiago already proposed mid February (maybe late February is
> safer) for 4.2 release. And that proposal hadn't much attention. Some
> benefits:
> - Sync with Qt
> - Big chances to still be in sync with distros releasing in April
> - Not shorter than the original, not much longer either
> Problem:
> - We couldn't keep our promise about 6months releases.
> I also propose use this months till 4.2 release to make concrete decisions
> and plan for the new development infrastructure. I guess even some work can
> start being done if someone volunteers. And as soon as 4.2 is released focus
> on switching to the new infrastructure. I guess that 4.2.1 will suffer a bit
> with that but ...
> Akademi can be used to solve problems with the usage, polish the
> infrastructure and further discuss the new release method.
> Benefits:
> - We decide the schedule of 4.2 in this thread (which is pretty important
> and urgent)
> - Leave room for discussion and development of infrastructure
> - Start with the new infrastructure earlier rather than later
> Problems:
> - Maybe too rush of a plan
> --
> Jordi Polo Carres
> NLP laboratory - NAIST

Jordi Polo Carres
NLP laboratory - NAIST
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