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From Florian Hopf <mailingli...@florian-hopf.de>
Subject Re: Anyone want to have a release?
Date Mon, 19 Nov 2012 19:12:04 GMT
On 19.11.2012 09:39, Dali Liu wrote:
> Following the guide there are many todo items, I will try to find a place
> to track the to-do items, I will start from the technical ones.

I can help if there is anything that can be easily delegated.

>
> So what's our target date? how about one month later? Maybe some day around
> 12/20?

I'd like to commit the bugfixes that I already attached as patches to 
JIRA. So for me a code freeze at the beginning of december would be ok.

>
> 2012/11/15 Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org>
>
>> On Wed, Nov 14, 2012 at 10:23 PM, Dali Liu <wawalovo@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi Rob,
>>>
>>> I think that a new release is needed for users of ODF toolkit.  I would
>>> like to be a volunteer for the Release.
>>> Because I didn't know much about the release process, can you guide me on
>>> this?
>>>
>>
>> Our second release should be much easier than the first one.
>>
>> Devin wrote up some instructions here:
>> http://incubator.apache.org/odftoolkit/odftoolkit-release-guide.html
>>
>> As you can see, it is a mix of activities.  Some are technical, some
>> are process, like the voting steps.
>>
>> I'll try to help as well.
>>
>> I'd be interested in knowing what Florian and Svante think.  Can we
>> aim for a date?
>>
>> -Rob
>>
>>>
>>> 2012/11/14 Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org>
>>>
>>>> Our last release was in January.  Does anyone want to have another
>>>> release, say at the end of the year?
>>>>
>>>> We have a lot of bug fixes, and some new features, especially in the
>>>> Simple API.
>>>>
>>>> Nothing stunning, but that is the nature of the project.  Our
>>>> functionality is boxed in by the ODF schema.  We evolve by perfecting
>>>> the code, improving performance, improving documentation, etc.  But
>>>> our next "leap forward" might not come until ODF 1.3 is done.
>>>>
>>>> If we want to do a release we want need to agree on "feature freeze"
>>>> deadline, a stabilization period for testing and updating release
>>>> notes, etc.  And we would also need a volunteer to be Release Manager.
>>>>
>>>> What do you think?
>>>>
>>>> -Rob
>>>>
>>
>


-- 
Florian Hopf
Freelance Software Developer

http://blog.florian-hopf.de



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