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From Matt Hogstrom <>
Subject Re: 1.0.1 release date?
Date Sun, 08 Jan 2006 21:54:55 GMT
Wow...bad sentence in the previous post...perhaps this will be clearer

DCUT+7  days 	Make RC available
DCUT+14 days	Make Release or RC+1 available if needed
DCUT+21 release

Anything short of that doesn't allow enough time for the community to provide 
feedback IMHO.

Matt Hogstrom wrote:
> I think we could have done a better job in releasing 1.0 by allowing a 
> week for testing, a week for incorporation of feedback and follow this 
> process a couple of times.  Unfortunately we ended up doing that anyway 
> which cost us about 4 weeks and the holiday didn't help.  Based on that 
> experience I think the cut off  and a named RC release, TCK and bug 
> feedback, cut and put out for another week and publish if no major 
> gotchas which I think extends your time frame for about two weeks at the 
> end.  Anything short of that I think were trading quality off for 
> speediness.
> John Sisson wrote:
>> Correction to earlier mail.. should be 1st week of Feb.
>> John Sisson wrote:
>>> How does everyone feel about a changes cutoff for 1.0.1 on Fri 27th 
>>> Jan, aiming for a 1.0.1 release in the 1st week of Feb.
>>> The 27th would give us three weeks to get bug fixes in and tested.  
>>> Considering 1.0.1 is a maintenance release, hopefully it will be 
>>> easier to get out the door than 1.0.
>>> The only non-bug fix that I am aware of that should be in 1.0.1 is 
>>> the IzPack installer.
>>> Regards,
>>> John

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