gideon release plan?

F@lk Brettschneider falk.brettschneider at
Thu Aug 1 12:50:05 UTC 2002

Matthias Hoelzer-Kluepfel wrote:

>Hi all,
>I think it is time to plan for a release of gideon. I doubt that a stable
>release can be done before the end of the year, but we should definitely
>start to get gideon post the alpha stage.
>Below is what I think would be a feasible plan for this:
>a) Decide what we will include in the release
>Gideon has a lot of plugins, with an endless number of possible features.
>For a release, we should decide what we want to have. I have the feeling
>that a smaller number of stable parts is more valuable than a large number
>of instable parts. We can always add parts once we had the time to
>make them really good.
>Initially, I would propose to concentrate on:
>o the best possible C++ support
>o very good java support
>o CVS-Integration
>o Application wizard and good default templates
>o Documentation and doc integration
>In addition, I would add small parts that seem "riskfree". Of course,
>we should also add all parts that have an active maintainer willing to make 
>them ready in time.
>I think we should define some goals for each of these topics. For example,
>wrt C++ support, a goal could be to be able to work on any KDE application 
>>from the KDE-CVS.
>b) Do an alpha release based on that selection

Someone already put an official release date on:
The release date will be on as written here:

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