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From David Nalley <>
Subject Re: Release Criteria
Date Tue, 01 Oct 2013 01:35:32 GMT
On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 8:46 PM, David Nalley <> wrote:
> Hi folks,
> One of the things I've been pondering of late is a set of release
> criteria. E.g. here is what CloudStack MUST do to be considered for
> release.

I've spent a lot of time thinking about this - and have modified my
opinion somewhat. I think focusing on the act of releasing as a point
for quality is myopic. I think we should be establishing the quality
that we demand at all times in our release and master branch - and we
should actively be verifying these things before they hit those

Not enforcing that quality up front leaves us in a place to always
play catch up. So I've changed the title of this to 'Release Branch
Criteria'; and here is my first draft:

Obviously this is a draft, and needs work - and probably needs more
people actually defining what is important. I did this off of the top
of my head, and there are plenty of other functionality that remains
to be tested.  This document also probably needs  rearranging to
reflect where/when things should be tested. (I am looking at you
Prasanna :) )

Thoughts, comments, flames?


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