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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [general] Harmony Q2 release requirements
Date Mon, 05 Mar 2007 13:04:48 GMT

On Mar 5, 2007, at 5:37 AM, Mikhail Loenko wrote:

> 05 Mar 2007 12:30:05 +0300, Egor Pasko <egor.pasko@gmail.com>:
>> On the 0x290 day of Apache Harmony Mikhail Loenko wrote:
>> > According to our high-level roadmap [1] we were going to make our
>> > first release in Q2. Let's define what we would like to see in  
>> our Q2
>> > release. If there are no objections let's discuss what we want that
>> > release being able to do.
>> >
>> > I suggest that we focus on stability measured by being able to
>> > successfully run a few solid applications and by pass rates for the
>> > test suites.
>> > So, I think in Q2 we should 1) run reasonable set of  
>> applications 2)
>> > have reasonable testing infrastructure and 3) pass reasonable  
>> set of
>> > test suites.
>> >
>> > Though we will be happy to accept all the patches that fix existing
>> > problems or add missing functionality, I suggest that people who  
>> hang
>> > around will focus on those scenarios that we will choose here
>> >
>> > Objections? :)
>> >
>> > If there are no objections again, I'd like to propose that we  
>> will target:
>> >
>> > 1) keeping all the enabled apps in the "up" state
>> > (we will create a list of enabled apps and put them all into  
>> cruise control)
>> >
>> > 2) running 2-3 open source server-side software
>> >
>> >
>> > 3) running 2-3 open source developers tools
>> >
>> >
>> > 4) setting up necessary testing infrastructure and having near 100%
>> > pass rates for the suites we have
>> >
>> >
>> > 5) what about commercial software? Some time ago we agreed that  
>> it's
>> > OK to report failures/regression of commercial software. Should we
>> > have them in the "requirements" to our Q2 release?
>> >
>> > Since currently the most stable platform is Windows/IA32 I suggest
>> > that Harmony Q2 will be released on that specific platform
>>
>> you mean, we have no time for 2 platforms?
>
> I mean we should IMHO make a focus: have superb results on a single
> platform on a limited set of applications rather than have million
> somehow working scenarios
> on a dozen of platforms.

No.  I disagree strongly.  We aren't talking about "a dozen".  We're  
talking 2-3

geir

>
> Thanks,
> Mikhail
>
>>
>> --
>> Egor Pasko
>>
>>


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