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

Ana Guerrero ana at debian.org
Thu Jan 17 13:25:20 CET 2008

On Thu, Jan 17, 2008 at 10:19:50AM +0100, Sebastian Kuegler wrote:
> On Thursday 17 January 2008 05:38:29 Matt Rogers wrote:
> > I'm in the process of coming up with a schedule with a release in late
> > August, which should give us enough wiggle room to push it into
> > September if needed. It should be done in enough time so that it can be
> > somewhat discussed before Aaron's keynote on Friday. ;)
> I thought about this as well, but:
> - Mandriva says July would be perfect (they're shipping KDE by default, so 
>   they're pretty important)
> - It would just miss the coming openSUSE release, but align pretty well with 
>   their follow-ups (if I understand coolo correctly)
> - It's before Ubuntu's feature freeze (which is, I think in August, and aligns 
>   well in the future due to the same rhythm)
> - We'll be missing Debian Lenny in any case (even with 4.0).

FWIW, with a 4.1 release in May it could make Lenny, but I'm afraid that is 
too early :)


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