[24h] 6 months release schedule, 4.1 in July

Cornelius Schumacher schumacher at kde.org
Thu Jan 17 17:17:18 CET 2008

On Thursday 17 January 2008 17:01, Sebastian Kuegler wrote:
> On Thursday 17 January 2008 13:22:45 Cornelius Schumacher wrote:
> > On Thursday 17 January 2008 01:14, Sebastian Kuegler wrote:
> > > I therefore propose to adopt a 6 months release schedule, starting to
> > > release in July with 4.1, then in January 2009 4.2, and so on.
> >
> > Given the fuzz which was made around this topic when Mark Shuttleworth
> > asked us to do it, how do you intent to communicate it?
> I don't really see how Mark Shuttleworth has influence on that (other than
> stating the obvious, that distros would like us to have time-based
> releases).

Mark doesn't really have influence on that, but if we announce a six-month 
release cycle, everybody who has followed the discussion around Mark's 
aKademy talk will say "Oh, now they are doing what Mark told them."

Just wanting to say, that we should handle the communication with some care, 
if we do that.

Cornelius Schumacher <schumacher at kde.org>

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