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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Public Beta for 4.2
Date Fri, 01 Dec 2017 21:51:30 GMT
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.

> 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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>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>> 
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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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