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From Robert Newson <>
Subject Re: Timetable for 0.10.0
Date Thu, 02 Jul 2009 20:12:25 GMT
Given the downstream work that a release will cause (to package
maintainers, etc), I worry about a time-based release approach. That
said, I'm sure there'll be compelling new features and enhancements by
the end of the month anyway (deterministic revs, pretty please?).


On Thu, Jul 2, 2009 at 7:50 PM, Thad Guidry<> wrote:
> My feedback would be:  Were those features worthy of waiting for?  If the
> larger community has a need for those features, then perhaps it was best to
> wait?  Although CouchDB dev  may be trying to emulate similar approaches
> such as Fedora and Ubuntu with quick release cycles for the sake of growth
> of the project?  Is that your thinking, Damien?
> - pushed from the sidelines of project development.
> -Thad
> On Thu, Jul 2, 2009 at 12:45 PM, Damien Katz <> wrote:
>> I think we plan on doing a 0.10.0 release within the next month or so, as
>> it's been 3+ months since we did 0.9.0.
>> We shouldn't worry about what features are ready, we should just pick a
>> date to make a  0.10.x branch and then no new features go into the branch
>> after that, just bug fixes. If it's not in trunk at that time, then it's not
>> in the branch. We wait a week or so to see if any bugs are found, patch the
>> branch as we go. Once we have a stable branch, then we release 0.10.0.
>> I propose Friday, July 31st as the 0.10.x branch date. I don't care that
>> much about the exact, but I do want to pick a date and stick with it,
>> because I don't want to get into the same situation we did with 0.9.0, where
>> it was held up for months as we waited way too long for features I was
>> working on. (sorry)
>> All feedback welcome.
>> -Damien

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