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From Jeff Turner <je...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Fixed release dates (was Re: About Integrate Forrest Maven plugin (FOR-55))
Date Tue, 02 Sep 2003 22:47:08 GMT
On Tue, Sep 02, 2003 at 03:48:39PM +0200, Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
> 
> Juan Jose Pablos wrote, On 02/09/2003 15.19:
> >Hi List,
> >
> >Do we want to add this before the release?

It would be nice, but I don't think it should hold up a release.

> I'd say that the person doing the release should decide when he has good 
> time to do it. Then, we decide a freeze date some days before it, and 
> everything that is committed before becomes part of the release.
> 
> This is because IMHO timed releases are better for a project like 
> Forrest that has so many extra features in it.
> 
> Jeff, if you are still willing to do the release, please tell us when 
> and give us a freeze date, so that whoever wants to add other things 
> shall do so before that date.

How about Friday 11:00h GMT?

> Also, what about setting other fixed release dates? How about one every 
> two months?

Sounds fine as a general principle.  Sometimes a longer period is
warranted.  Although the six-month delay between 0.4 and 0.5 is pretty
excessive, at least it allowed the sitemap to stabilise.


--Jeff

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> Nicola Ken Barozzi                   nicolaken@apache.org
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