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From "Mark Washeim" <>
Subject Re: [vote] 1.8 release proposal
Date Sat, 16 Sep 2000 01:11:16 GMT
+1 from me. As soon as I see the word on the list, or otherwise, I'll grab a
checkout, build and test . . .


>From: "Robin Green" <>
>Subject: [vote] 1.8 release proposal
>Date: Fri, Sep 15, 2000, 5:55 PM

> Okay, how about this for a schedule: (too formal, I know!) If anyone wants
> to change it, better make it quick!
> * I'll commit what I've done so far on the FAQ tomorrow (Saturday), plus
> some other minor changes. Unlike weekdays I can stay online for free all the
> time at weekends, so I'll be able to get more done online.
> * Feature freeze 00:00 GMT (not BST) Monday - i.e. no new features, only
> minor bugfixes and doc improvements
> * Around the same time I'll send emails to cocoon-users and cocoon-dev
> asking for testers to download from CVS and test, and report back what
> configuration they have and whether there were any problems. Testing period
> will be four days, Monday to Thursday. Clearly users who want to be more
> cautious can wait a while and read cocoon-users to discover anything that
> comes up after release. I'm not planning to do significant testing myself,
> but, if no-one else bothers - well, we can live with it.
> * On Friday I'll write release notes (including a note about adding
> turbine-pool.jar for XSP to work), and do the release, barring really
> serious problems. (In order to find time for this, based on past experience
> I _may_, emphasise _may_, have to postpone reading some emails received
> after Thursday afternoon.)
> (I'm interpreting Donalds' deadline as Friday.)
> Auto-reloading enhancements and FP enhancements can be included in a future
> release. Hopefully 1.8.1 won't be far off, if I have anything to do with it.
> --
> Robin
> P.S. I have CVS working fine now - it's just a matter of finding time.
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