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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: planning for 0.7 release
Date Thu, 17 Mar 2005 08:49:35 GMT
David Crossley wrote:
> Let us get some planning happening or we are going to have trouble
> getting the release out.
> We obviously missed the dates of 2003-03-25 and 2005-03-22
> because we need code-freeze and testing for one week beforehand.
> I suggest the following release plan:
> Code freeze and testing starts on 2005-03-30 which is
> two days after Easter. During "code freeze" we cannot add any
> new functionality, just bug fixes and documentation tweaks.
> We create the release candidates for both Windows and UNIX on
> this day and start the vote.
> If changes have been made during the week, then we create
> another set of release candidates on 2005-04-05 to give people
> time to verify the signatures and checksums and to do final tests.
> Actual release date Wednesday 2005-04-06 then wait 24 hours
> for the mirrors to receive it before sending the announcements.
> If anyone wants any different, then please propose another
> release plan.

I'm still snowed under with a project that keeps getting extended. It is 
due to finish (again) the end of this week.

I'll do what I can but cannot be certain of my undivided attention.


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