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From Pavel Yaskevich <pove...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: 6 months a more realistic release cycle?
Date Fri, 20 Apr 2012 22:09:27 GMT
Sounds good to me, +1. 

-- 
Pavel Yaskevich


On Saturday 21 April 2012 at 01:07, Eric Evans wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 20, 2012 at 12:57 PM, Jonathan Ellis <jbellis@gmail.com (mailto:jbellis@gmail.com)>
wrote:
> > After the 0.7 release we decided to shoot for a fixed four-month
> > release cycle.  I think now is a good time to re-evaluate this, and
> > possibly change to target a six month cycle:
> > 
> > - Speaking for DataStax, about half our time is spent on maintenance.
> > Given this, a 3 month window just isn't much time to work on some of
> > the larger features we have planned.
> > 
> > - Most of the schedule slip has been in our post-freeze QA period.  A
> > six month cycle would allow a more realistic 6 or even 8 weeks of QA,
> > while still expanding the dev window.
> > 
> > - Cassandra has matured enough that there is less low-hanging fruit to
> > pick; two potential upgrades per year feels better matched to that,
> > than three.
> > 
> > - The reality has been that 0.8, 1.0, and 1.1 took about 5, 5.5, and 6
> > months, respectively.  So in a sense, officially making it a 6-month
> > cycle would only be acknowledging reality anyway.
> > 
> > Thoughts?
> 
> I agree; +1
> 
> -- 
> Eric Evans
> Acunu | http://www.acunu.com | @acunu
> 
> 



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