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From Filip Maj <>
Subject Re: 2.5.0 for end of this month
Date Fri, 15 Feb 2013 17:11:19 GMT
Reminder that the proposed week Steve is suggesting is ApacheCon, and most
of us will be on the go. I guess remember to grab all your devices?

On 2/14/13 3:34 PM, "Joe Bowser" <> wrote:

>+1 on the release.
>Marcel: I actually think that it's healthy to have so many known bugs
>reported in the project, since it shows that we actually know what's
>going on and that the project is actually active.  I consider the bug
>count to be relatively low. Also, I'm glad we don't have bugs like
>As far as bookkeeping, if you have an old bug, please work on it,
>close it or re-assign it somewhere.  If we can't fix it, mark it as
>"Won't Fix" with a reason as to why we can't fix this and move on.
>There's bugs that have been sitting in there for a year that we
>haven't touched because we don't have a way of fixing (i.e. Weird
>google contact bug w.r.t. google contact sync).  We need those dealt
>with so that they're not inflating our numbers.
>On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 3:09 PM, Brian LeRoux <> wrote:
>> Marcel: I think the bookkeeping has become a little messy.
>> Joe/Simon: As to why release, in 'release train philosophy' we attempt
>> follow a version number is a cutoff indiscriminate of features. The
>> we don't want to couple marketing events, and worse, to releases.
>> this means we have a light release: oh well. Better than the alternative
>> which I am certain every developer on this list has lived through.
>> On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 2:19 PM, Marcel Kinard <>
>>> Something I've noticed is the default graph on Jira is showing a
>>> gap between open and closed issues, basically wider than it has ever
>>> Looks like there are 140 unresolved bugs (compared to 60 unresolved
>>> improvements, 59 feature requests, and 57 subtasks). Leaving users a
>>> quality taste in their mouth would be bad for everyone. Is the bug
>>> creeping beyond what it should be, and should there be a focused
>>>effort on
>>> defect takedown? I could see that kind of content driving a release.
>>>Or is
>>> it simply that our Jira bookkeeping is a bit messy?
>>> -- Marcel Kinard
>>> On Feb 14, 2013, at 3:52 PM, Steven Gill <>
>>> > Hey Guys,
>>> >
>>> > We have been lagging a bit behind on our usual release at the end of
>>> > month cycle. I'd like for us to push to get 2.5.0 out at the end of
>>> > month to get us back on track. How do people feel about aiming to get
>>> 2.5.0
>>> > released on Feb 28th? We would have to do our first RC early next
>>> > (tuesday) for this to work followed by potential second RC around the
>>> 25th.
>>> >
>>> > Thoughts?
>>> >
>>> > -Steve

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