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From Benedikt Ritter <brit...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [LANG] Next steps
Date Sat, 04 Jan 2014 11:14:55 GMT
2014/1/4 Henri Yandell <flamefew@gmail.com>

> On Fri, Jan 3, 2014 at 2:35 AM, Benedikt Ritter <britter@apache.org>
> wrote:
>
> > Hello Hen
> >
> >
> > 2014/1/3 Henri Yandell <flamefew@gmail.com>
> >
> > > Better move quick on 3.2.1. Only bit I don't like about that is that it
> > > implies we shouldn't be committing anything that would lead us to want
> to
> > > have a 3.3.
> >
> >
> > I'm working on getting 3.2.1 RC1 out of the door this weekend.
> >
>
> *cheer* :)
>
>
> > >
> > > I'm +1 for calendar defined minor releases btw. I think we should be
> > > releasing monthly, if anyone has the energy to deal with the RMing :)
> > >
> >
> > RMing is not such a big deal. I mean it's tedious, but it's okay, if you
> > only have to to it once in a while. The problem is, that I don't see that
> > much development activity. But let's see how the next weeks turn out.
> >
>
> From my point of view, I tend to freeze up on activity when an RM is in the
> works.


What could be done is selecting issues we want to have in 3.3 and mark them
as such in Jira.


> Sure we could develop in parallel etc, but it's mostly about the
> issue tracker and not developing lots of new features, so it's rare that
> something has a long active life on a separate branch. The last time I
> remember such was when I rewrote the text.translate stuff.
>

Agreed, branching is a pain in svn but this my work out better after we
switch to git.


>
> So I'm holding off on doing too much while you're in RM mode. I think we'd
> benefit from a scheduled release cycle if you're up to handling it. An
> intent that we release at the end of every 1, 2, 3, something months. If
> we're releasing often, we shouldn't get sidetracked on the packaging as
> we'll know we can fix it soon and there will have been less time for any
> oddities to show up.
>

This sounds like you're not in the mood to RM yourself :-) I think I can
manage to roll out a RC in the schedule you proposed. But it would be even
better if we could rotate.

Benedikt


>
> Hen
>



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