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From Jan Lehnardt <>
Subject Re: roadmap
Date Wed, 09 Feb 2011 12:30:14 GMT

On 9 Feb 2011, at 09:26, Benoit Chesneau wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 8, 2011 at 10:02 PM, Noah Slater <> wrote:
>> On 8 Feb 2011, at 20:53, Benoit Chesneau wrote:
>>> What is it supposed to mean ? A roadmap is a "a detailed plan to guide
>>> progress toward a goal " . Why couldn't we define goals ?
>> I think Jan's point is that we use the JIRA roadmap as an advisory only, and never
state that we are committing to it. That means that if I create a ticket for CouchDB to be
able to read and send email, it doesn't hold-up the project.
>> "Every program attempts to expand until it can read mail. Those programs which cannot
so expand are replaced by ones which can."
>>        — Jamie Zawinski
> hum, ok yes a ticket is only a ticket. Although I was under the
> impression that we can give some priority to the tickets or close them
> if they doesn't enter in project goals.

All I'm saying is that just creating a ticket and assigning it a version
number won't make us commit to delivering that.

Of course we should organise all tickets into versions and come up with
a sensible batch of stuff to work towards for every release.


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