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From "Alan D. Cabrera" <>
Subject Re: 1.1.1 Release Goals
Date Sun, 18 Jun 2006 20:09:03 GMT
I'm not comfortable with the idea of putting improvements in a patch 
line but I will not do anything to try to stop it being done.


Matt Hogstrom wrote:
> Here is my proposal for defining the exit criteria for this release 
> stream.  I would like to volunteer to lead the 1.1.1 release.  Please 
> respond if that is acceptable to you.
> *Goals*
> This is a maintenance release and as such it will be limited to:
> *1. Bug fixes.*
> There are approximately 50 JIRAs currently identified for 1.1.1.  
> These are fixing issues related to deployment, runtime, etc.
> *2. Usability improvements.*
> These will be limited in scope to correcting user interfaces issues, 
> error messages, etc.
> *3. Performance improvements.*
> Examining performance using DayTrader and improving existing function 
> as well as discussing some limited functional improvements that are 
> missing.  These changes will not break applications deployed on 1.1.  
> Applications from 1.1 will be able to move forward without modification.
> *Timeframe*
> This is not  time limited release.  We will agree on the JIRA list and 
> will focus on closing the JIRAs that are agreed to for the release.  
> Once those JIRAs are complete (or we decided to move one or more out 
> of the release for whatever reason) the project will be versioned and 
> released.
> *JIRA*
> As noted earlier, JIRA will be used to manage the release.  I proposed 
> that the JIRA's that are accepted into the 1.1 release are marked to 
> unassigned.  If someone is interested in working on the JIRA they'll 
> simply assign it to themselves.  This way anyone that wants to 
> participate can easily identify what areas need more work.
> *Next Steps*
> Please review the JIRA's that are in 1.1.  If there are fixes that 
> should be included please propose them for inclusion.  Once we have a 
> set of work items then we can get 1.1.1 done.
> Comments or corrections to the above proposal welcome.
> Matt

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