winter at kde.org
Wed Jul 16 17:20:40 CEST 2008
On Wednesday 16 July 2008 10:33:45 Sebastian Kügler wrote:
> On Wednesday 16 July 2008 15:12:07 Allen Winter wrote:
> > On Monday 16 June 2008 12:12:08 Tom Albers wrote:
> > I noticed that today's RC1 announcement mentions that 4.2 is expected in
> > January. So we should probably publish the 4.2 schedule on TechBase
> > soonish.
> > I think we should keep the same schedule from 4.1,
> > except time-shifted forward 6months, like so:
> > Sun 19 Oct: Soft Feature Freeze
> > Tue 21 Oct: Tag Alpha1
> > Tue 28 Oct: Release Alpha2
> > Tue 18 Nov: Message Freeze
> > Tue 18 Nov: Tag Beta1
> > Tue 25 Nov: Release Beta1
> > Tue 9 Dec: Tag Beta2
> > Tue 16 Dec: Release Beta2
> > Tue 6 Jan: Tag RC1
> > Tue 13 Jan: Release RC1
> > Tue 20 Jan: Tag 4.2
> > Tue 27 Jan: Release 4.2
> It does not take into account Toma's proposal of shorter freeze periods, but
> that can maybe be taken care of as we move to a more distributed development
> model ("always summer in trunk").
Personally, I liked the "rhythm" of 4.1. It felt right to me.
Of course, I wasn't really developing any new features at all -- simply trying
to get kdepim into a working state.
Please explain how "always summer in trunk" would work.
> When do we hard-freeze? (Around beta2 looks sensible to me...)
The hard feature freeze would occur on beta1.
At least, that's what we did for 4.1.
I think we need to stop features at the first beta.
> Otherwise, I'm all for finalising the 4.2 schedule quickly.
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