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From Benoit Chesneau <bchesn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Let’s ship 1.3.0 now.
Date Tue, 13 Nov 2012 19:43:13 GMT
Why 60 days. Why not "when it"s ready" and by it's I mean doc & cors.
if it's part of 1.3 .

- benoit

On Tue, Nov 13, 2012 at 8:28 PM, Jan Lehnardt <jan@apache.org> wrote:
> Hey all,
>
> when we set out to ship 1.3.0, we thought the cors and docs
> branches were just around the corner. That was a couple of
> weeks ago. We are just starting with this, but the whole
> idea of time-based releases is that we do not wait for
> feature branches to be ready.
>
> I’d like to propose that we ignore everything we’ve said
> before and do the following:
>
>  - ship 1.3.0 as reflected in the 1.3.x branch now.
>  - merge docs and cors to master whenever they are ready.
>  - branch 1.4.x 60 days from now.
>  - ship 1.4.0 90 days from now.
>
> (by “ship” I mean “start the usual release procedure”)
>
>
> Why call it 1.3.0 and not 1.2.1?
>
> Excellent question. Quoting NEWS:
>
>> * The source code repository was migrated from SVN to Git.
>> * Added view request duration to Futon.
>> * Speedup in the communication with external view servers.
>> * Fixed unnecessary conflict when deleting and creating a
>>   document in the same batch.
>> * New and updated passwords are hashed using PBKDF2.
>> * Fix various bugs in the URL rewriter when recursion is involved.
>> * Added Server-Sent Events protocol to db changes API.
>> * Moved the JS test suite to the CLI
>> * Make password hashing synchronous when using the /_config/admins API.
>> * Added utc_id UUID algorithm.
>> * encode database name during URL rewriting.
>> * Include user name in show/list ETags.
>
> A bunch of new minor features (PBKDF2, utc_id UUIDs,
> Event Source _changes) and infrastructure changes
> (Git move, CLI tests) all make me think this is a
> 1.3.0, not a bugfix release like 1.2.1 would be.
>
> But, 1.3.0 won’t have any flagship features! Yup,
> from now on we’ll ship many more of these minor
> releases, we start getting used to it :)
>
> What do you think?
>
> Cheers
> Jan
> --
>
>

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