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From Christian Grobmeier <>
Subject Re: [zeta-dev] Thought experiment: A first release …
Date Tue, 25 Jan 2011 11:53:01 GMT
>From incubating perspective i think its pretty good to have a release
even when its "only" a bugfix release.
You can learn more about the process at apache and attract people to
this project. And finally it's one more step to graduation. I think
this will take so long after a first release.

Best regards,

On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 12:18 PM, Tobias Schlitt <> wrote:
> Hi all,
> so, now that we have a release process in place, PEAR channel setup
> triggered again and already some contribution approaches, we should
> think some more about a first official release of Zeta. Still, there are
> some things to be discussed beforehand.
> Since we don't have that many new features / components, yet, I would be
> in favor of doing a bug fix release as the first step. This allows us to
> give new features / components more time until the summer release, but
> still provide value to our users. What do you think?
> If we go for a bug fix release rather soonish, we need to come up with a
> release number. The last eZ Components release was 2009.2.1. A feature
> release right now would be called 2010.2 (second scheduled release in
> 2010). Although we do not release new features, that sounds like the
> release number to go. What do you think?
> If we go for a release rather soonish, I would appreciate if some more
> open bugs could be fixed until then, so we should have a small
> development phase beforehand. To make that clear: If we really want to
> go the way for a release, I would expect all people on the list to join
> forces in respect to:
> - Running tests
> - Investigating issues
> - Checking docs
> - Providing patches
> - Incorporating patches (for those with commit access)
> Maybe we should announce something like a bug-hunt week (or 2), to
> motivate people?
> So, what do you all think about this direction?
> Regards,
> Toby
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