4.2 and 4.3 release date reminder

Matt Rogers mattr at kde.org
Mon Aug 25 20:56:41 CEST 2008

On Aug 17, 2008, at 1:15 PM, Sebastian Kügler wrote:

> On Sunday 17 August 2008 17:19:06 Matt Rogers wrote
>> I'm afraid I don't follow anything in the first paragraph after the
>> first 20 words or so. Perhaps you could clarify a bit more?
> Next year's Akademy is one month earlier than this year's. This  
> year, it
> worked rather nicely, being able to present 4.1 as done deal during  
> Akademy
> and hacking away on the future.
> Next year, we'll clash. Potential problems:
> - release (or release preps) during Akademy (while Akademy is very  
> busy for
>  lots involved with the release team)
> - trunk in freeze (well, depending on our plans ;-)) during Akademy  
> (while
>  such meetings usually destabilize the codebase)
> - The wider community is closer to what developers run, making many  
> PR things
>  much easier
> So gradually shifting the release backward would allow us for the  
> same nice
> timing as we had this year.
> On another note, it's rather cool we see this kind of issues nearly  
> a year in
> advance already. Yay for plannability.

I think you'd have to push back both the 4.2 and 4.3 release by like 2  
or 3 weeks each in order to get this. I don't know what the 4.2  
release schedule looks like, but I suppose we could push back 4.3 by 6  
weeks or so, but i'm not sure that's a really good idea either.

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