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From Lance Norskog <goks...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Think about 0.5 release?
Date Sat, 26 Mar 2011 22:37:54 GMT
A major milepost is a "release" that people should use instead of trunk?
Should Mahout push for that amount of fit&finish?
Keep plowing ahead on new algorithms?
Keep plowing ahead on tools to handle new problems?

Lance

On Sat, Mar 26, 2011 at 6:51 AM, Robin Anil <robin.anil@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 8:42 PM, Sean Owen <srowen@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Maybe it's the first flush of springtime that's reinvigorated activity, but
>> I do see significantly more activity in the last week or two. That's great.
>> Especially since a lot of the activity is going into older issues too. The
>> number of open issues is declining; it was over 70 a month or two ago and
>> is
>> now down to just over 50. That's a good trend.
>>
>> Our 0.4 release was Oct 31 2010. Given a general pattern of releasing every
>> 6 months, that would suggest end of April for 0.5. I see no reason to rush,
>> but reason to start asking those release questions:
>>
> +1, Faster releases matter a lot
>
>>
>> - What do we want out of 0.5 as a release? I suggest it be viewed as nearly
>> a release candidate for 1.0; the APIs and functionality should be
>> substantially set by 0.5, to be polished for a 1.0 release in Q4.
>>
> Lets focus first on getting the progress we made since 0.4 out. Polishing
> can continue in the summers
>
>
>> - What is marked for 0.5 that just isn't realistically going to be done by
>> anyone in a few weeks?
>
> - What isn't in JIRA for 0.5 that would be nice for 0.5?
>
>  Let me take a shot at scrubbing issues as well.
>



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Lance Norskog
goksron@gmail.com

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