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From Douglas Creager <dcrea...@dcreager.net>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Quarterly release goal
Date Thu, 21 Apr 2016 14:19:54 GMT
+1

I agree both that we should have a regular release schedule, and that a
3-month cycle in particular is a good one to aim for.

cheers
–doug

On Thu, Apr 21, 2016, at 12:23 AM, Ryan Blue wrote:
> That's 3 of us, at least!
> 
> Are there concerns out there about setting a goal like this? I honestly
> expected more support for saying we'd ideally like to release every 3
> months. I think it's both necessary and something we can get done. And
> support for the idea doesn't mean you're signing up to be RM or to fix
> licensing issues. :)
> 
> rb
> 
> On Sun, Apr 17, 2016 at 5:13 PM, S G <sg.online.email@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > +1 for quarterly releases !
> >
> > On Sat, Apr 16, 2016 at 7:03 PM, Thiruvalluvan MG <
> > thiru_mg@yahoo.com.invalid> wrote:
> >
> > > +1.
> > > Thanks
> > > Thiru
> > >
> > >     On Sunday, 17 April 2016 5:45 AM, Ryan Blue <blue@apache.org> wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > >  Hi everyone,
> > >
> > > It's been about 3 months since we released Avro 1.8.0 and we've already
> > > accumulated several fixes that we should get out in a release. Sean
> > > suggested it a few days ago, but I'm not sure if everyone saw that
> > thread.
> > > Anyone interested in being the release manager for 1.8.1?
> > >
> > > I think we should set a goal of a release about once each quarter. If we
> > > let ourselves go 18 months between releases, then contributors can't use
> > > their work soon enough to continue caring and contributing.
> > >
> > > I think a quarterly release goal is a good first step toward making the
> > > project more contributor-friendly. For example, we usually have good
> > > participation getting ready for releases so it's a good excuse to get
> > some
> > > reviews done in addition to getting committed fixes out the door.
> > >
> > > Thoughts and comments?
> > >
> > > rb
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Ryan Blue
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Ryan Blue
> Software Engineer
> Netflix

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