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From "Keith N. McKenna" <keith.mcke...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Public Beta for 4.2
Date Sun, 03 Dec 2017 13:55:50 GMT
On 12/1/2017 4:51 PM, Jim Jagielski wrote:
> I went ahead and copied the 4.1.4 page and created:
> 
>     https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/AOO+4.1.5 <https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/AOO+4.1.5>
> 
> Of course, it needs to be further cleaned up. I can RM if that's OK
> with everyone.
I have added the Release Notes page from the template at
https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/AOO+4.1.5+Release+Notes.
I believe that you are the best person for RM for this.

Regards
Keith
> 
>> On Dec 1, 2017, at 4:37 PM, Keith N. McKenna <keith.mckenna@comcast.net> wrote:
>>
>> On 12/1/2017 8:18 AM, Patricia Shanahan wrote:
>>> Remember we also have the 4.1.5 branch, which is a lower risk solution
>>> to some 4.1.4 regressions.
>>>
>>> I think it is time to decide whether to release it, and if so, what the
>>> timing should be relative to the start of the 4.2 beta test. There is
>>> something to be said for a single announcement so that we can explain
>>> the relationship.
>>>
>>> On 12/1/2017 5:13 AM, Jim Jagielski wrote:
>>>> I see that Pat has committed the security patches to trunk, which is
>>>> fantastic!
>>>> Maybe we should take the next few business days and go thru Bugz
>>>> and see what, if anything, would be low-risk patches to trunk and
>>>> pencil in, say, Dec 7th as a "code freeze" date for builds...
>>>>
>>>> I can provide builds for all 4 platforms.
>>>>
>>>>> On Dec 1, 2017, at 1:34 AM, Mechtilde <ooo@mechtilde.de> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> Hello
>>>>>
>>>>> I like this idea, too. it makes it visible that we aren't dead.
>>>>>
>>>>> Regards
>>>>>
>>>>> Mechtilde
>>>>>
>>>>> Am 01.12.2017 um 03:41 schrieb Jim Jagielski:
>>>>>> I like it. I already have Linux, Windows and macOS 4.2.0-dev builds
>>>>>> available
>>>>>> (http://home.apache.org/~jim/AOO-builds/
>>>>>> <http://home.apache.org/~jim/AOO-builds/>) for some langs
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Nov 30, 2017, at 5:15 PM, Marcus <marcus.mail@wtnet.de>
wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Am 30.11.2017 um 21:26 schrieb Dave Fisher:
>>>>>>>> In light of our current situation with getting builds together
but
>>>>>>>> not having a lot of people doing more than simple QA what
does the
>>>>>>>> team think about releasing a Public Beta for 4.2.0? I think
that
>>>>>>>> this would be an advantage for the project and might serve
to
>>>>>>>> bring in more of the community as QA volunteers.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I thought it's without discussion that we need a (long) beta
test
>>>>>>> phase for 4.2.0. So, yes for your proposal.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> We can create a new entry on the download webpage, some advertising
>>>>>>> areas on the other webpages, and other fine things to make it
visible.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> And - also this should be clear already - we need several builds
of
>>>>>>> 4.2.0 with further included bugfixes; to show an increasing quality
>>>>>>> towards the final release build.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> For me the real question is " *When* do we start the beta? ".
;-) I
>>>>>>> would like to have a specific level of quality that we give to
our
>>>>>>> users. Otherwise we will get spammed by bug reports which nobody
>>>>>>> wants to handle.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Marcus
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
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>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> -- 
>>>>> Mechtilde Stehmann
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>> +1 to this. We need to get out the corrections for the 4.1.4 regressions
>> soon as possible.
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