Need longer freeze time before tagging

Albert Astals Cid aacid at
Thu Jun 2 21:02:47 CEST 2011

A Thursday, June 02, 2011, Stephen Kelly va escriure:
> Hi,
> The ongoing mess regarding the shared desktop ontologies shows that the
> time between hard feature freeze and tagging is not long enough.
> Making destructive or potentially destructive changes on the day of freeze
> (and one week before tagging) is a very bad idea. If it happens anyway,
> then hopefully schedule changes can soften the blow in the future.
> I propose a smaller 'merge window' in release branches and a bigger time
> between hard freeze and the start of the tagging cycle. Clearly one week is
> not enough to fix messes. That will give everyone more time (before
> tagging) to fix messes introduced on the day of freeze in the future.
> Thoughts?

Of which time are you speaking about exactly, the one between Dependency 
Freeze and Beta 1 Tagging?

How much time are you suggesting?


> Thanks,
> Steve.
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