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From Mike Tutkowski <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Apache CloudStack 4.3.0 (seventh round)
Date Wed, 12 Mar 2014 23:52:22 GMT
Right, I agree - in theory - one could release even daily, if one had the
automation in place (build, package, test, etc.) to support such a desire.

However, from a practical standpoint, I don't think end users would
appreciate that approach much.

I think a four-month schedule is fine - if we can hold to it with good

Overlapping releases is a bit problematic in that it encourages developers
to focus on the future release (such as this week) versus the past one
that's not yet out.

On Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 5:08 PM, Nux! <> wrote:

> On 12.03.2014 22:47, Alex Hitchins wrote:
>> This could also have an impact on adoption of the technology. People
>> might shy away from a package that changes so frequently.
> Precisely. I was hoping Cloudstack to be the RHEL of cloud, not the
> Archlinux, if I may be allowed this metaphor. :)
> If people want moving sands, there is that already in the form of
> Openstack.
> I realise rolling release may make devs happy, but it would be a nightmare
> for the consumers. From this point of view I loved this RC series, good
> proper testing and rigour went into it, the kind of things that make people
> confident in a product.
> imho
> Lucian
> --
> Sent from the Delta quadrant using Borg technology!
> Nux!

*Mike Tutkowski*
*Senior CloudStack Developer, SolidFire Inc.*
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