Initial revision of KDE 4.1 schedule available on Techbase

Sebastian Kuegler sebas at
Wed Feb 13 15:00:34 CET 2008

On Wednesday 13 February 2008 14:43:05 Torsten Rahn wrote:
> I mostly agree with Dirk.
> Personally I think that the current proposed schedule is unrealistic in
> terms of timescales. Having 2.5 months between an Alpha Release and a Final
> Release simply won't work.
> I'd suggest to have an Alpha Release  in March, the first Beta at the end
> of April, the second Beta at the end of May and the Release Candidate at
> the end of June / begin of July. This would make sure that people get into
> release mode early again (otherwise we'll have too many construction sites
> still two months before the actual release).
> I think that the points of times for freezes and their definitions as
> suggested by Matt are quite good actually. I just feel that people won't
> get into release mode this fast, so we need to have a "real" alpha release
> in March first (and basically call your Alpha1 a Beta 1, etc.).

My impression (and the one of other, I gathered that from past discussions) is 
that two months to stabilise a 4.x release should really be enough. More time 
in freeze is not a good thing.
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