Question About kde-review and release schedule
gallien.matthieu at gmail.com
Mon Feb 27 11:32:28 UTC 2017
2017-02-26 23:04 GMT+01:00 Albert Astals Cid <aacid at kde.org>:
> El dissabte, 25 de febrer de 2017, a les 10:43:47 CET, Matthieu Gallien va
> > Hello dear release team and kde multimedia team,
> > I was hoping to have my application (Elisa a simple music player integrated
> > using Baloo) ready for a release with KDE Applications 17.04. I believe I am
> > a bit late and need to finish one feature before being ready for review.
> Has your app being released at all?
> If you have never released it, I think it may be a better if you do a
> standalone release first and once we see how the public reacts to it, suggests
> improvements, etc. we can talk about including it for 17.08.
This is a good idea.
You have got me thinking about what I am trying to achieve. Indeed, I
would like to get feedback both from real usage and from users. One or
several releases are a good way to achieve that.
> > How should I proceed ?
> > Should I wait for 17.08 release or can I continue to work on this feature
> > even if review is ongoing ?
> > I am quite confident I will have finished before the feature freeze date but
> > I believe that review have to be done before that date.
> > Do you have any advice or other information about the process I should
> > follow ?
> https://community.kde.org/Policies/Application_Lifecycle is partially out of
> date, but it still contains some valid information.
> I guess someone/somewhen should update it to be totally correct.
I have a few questions related to this subject.
How does one perform a release of a software that is in playground or
extragear ? I want anyway to go through kde-review before any release
Do you believe it could be possible to do releases very often (like
every two weeks) ? I could ensure no UI labels are changing so that
translators are not doing extra work.
In order to have bug reporting through bugs.kde.org, I have to fill a
ticket to sysadmin ? I have not been able to find a sort of policy
> > Thanks in advance
> > Best regards
> > --
> > Matthieu Gallien
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