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From Stephane Nicoll <stephane.nic...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Setting goals for upcoming releases
Date Fri, 03 Sep 2010 07:43:48 GMT
+1

On Fri, Sep 3, 2010 at 2:44 AM, Jason van Zyl <jason@sonatype.com> wrote:

> I think trying to release 3.0 sooner, and then sticking to 6 week release
> cycles would be a better use of time. We're going to fix anything that
> arises but I don't believe there will be widespread testing until 3.0 is
> released, and I don't believe many will pick up 3.x in large-scale
> production environments until 3.1. I think the faster we get 3.0 out the
> better.
>
> Shoot for October 1st, and then have the 3.0.1 release with fixes for the
> first wave of issues raised in mid-November.
>
> On Sep 2, 2010, at 7:34 PM, Brian Fox wrote:
>
> > Now that Maven 3 beta 3 is out with Guice and Aether, we can pretty
> > safely call it feature complete. I'd like to propose a few goals to
> > get some things done. We have ApacheCon coming up the first week of
> > November, and it would be great to set that as a target to get Maven
> > 3.0 out the door.
> >
> > So far the feedback on the betas has been good but fairly limited. I
> > think that without a clear plan, and our history with this mammoth
> > release, people are probably reluctant to spend a lot of time testing
> > each beta. In the past we've been successful pushing out release
> > candidate builds and involving the user list. If we start that
> > soonish, there should be plenty of time to uncover and fix
> > regressions, especially if everyone pitches in. There's even time to
> > cut another beta before we launch into the RCs if it's needed.
> >
> > So first of all, Benjamin, Herve, Kristian you've collectively done
> > the majority of the work in M3 recently. Do you think the above is
> > achievable and desirable? What does everyone else think?
> >
> > Secondly, For me personally, I'm going to commit to get the Maven
> > Index code committed and to push updated releases of the dependency
> > and enforcer plugins before ApacheCon. Anyone else want to ante up for
> > some chunk of work and get things rolling?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Brian
> >
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>
> Thanks,
>
> Jason
>
> ----------------------------------------------------------
> Jason van Zyl
> Founder,  Apache Maven
> http://twitter.com/jvanzyl
> ---------------------------------------------------------
>
> You are never dedicated to something you have complete confidence in.
> No one is fanatically shouting that the sun is going to rise tomorrow.
> They know it is going to rise tomorrow. When people are fanatically
> dedicated to political or religious faiths or any other kind of
> dogmas or goals, it's always because these dogmas or
> goals are in doubt.
>
>  -- Robert Pirzig, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
>
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