KDE SC 4.11 Release Schedule
nyblom at kde.org
Wed Jan 16 14:06:05 UTC 2013
On Wednesday 16 January 2013 14.22.23 Sebastian Kügler wrote:
> On Tuesday, January 15, 2013 23:27:53 Albert Astals Cid wrote:
> > I'd like to propose some changes for 4.11, i'd like everyone to comment
> > 1) Drop Betas to 1
> > It doesn't seem "to me" that having extra betas gives us much more
> > quality, so my suggestion is to drop Beta 2 and move Beta 1 to happen in
> > Beta 2 time (moving also Hard Freeze) which gives us 2 more weeks for
> > feature development
> > 2) Drop RCs to 1
> > Same thing, it did not feel to me as that it gave us much, drop
> > RC2
> > and RC1 one week into the future
> This can only work if the quality effort starts timely (which didn't happen
> for 4.10, it only really got into gear for RC1, way too late).
> We need closer collaboration between release-team, quality team and other
> parties. Only if we're sure that that process works better, we can think of
> decreasing the amount of pre-releases.
> > 3) Increase RC time between tag and packaging
> > One day between tagging and release is crazy, let's have 5/6 days
> > as
> > we have for the other releases
> It's not one day, but "as soon as tarballs are happy", so flexible instead
> of "crazy short".
Can we include this in the schedule somehow, like X:th Tagging, Y-Z Release,
or something so that everyone is clear on that sometime between Y and Z the
release is going to happen.
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