[Framework-Team] Re: release schedule changes

Kapil Thangavelu k_vertigo at objectrealms.net
Sun Dec 10 19:34:08 UTC 2006

On Sun, 10 Dec 2006 13:11:55 -0500, Martin Aspeli <optilude at gmx.net> wrote:

> Wichert Akkerman wrote:
>> It's pretty obvious that we've slipped behind schedule somewhat. This
>> was the original schedule:
>>> - August 28: proposal freeze, review bundles ready for review
>>> - September 25: framework team finished reviewing bundles
>>> - October 8: final verdict for all bundles
>>> - November 30: first beta release
>>> - January 22: first release candidate
>>> - March 12: release
>>  I'm thinking of updating this to:
>>  - December 22: final bundle merges
> This is the only date that worries me (it's not very long from now). In  
> particular, people tend to have family commitments over Christmas. I  
> would prefer a date in early January for that reason.
> Here's what's outstanding on my radar:
>   - Content rules engine - I refuse to let this go. Markus and I did a  
> lot of work on this, and it's mostly ready (I plan to write a few more  
> actions/conditions to make it more generally useful in the next couple  
> of weeks, but the framework is the non-trivial part). It was never  
> reviewed, even though the bundle was in on time. I gave my own notes on  
> the state of the code and the design months ago.

is there any ui on this thats useable?

> If no-one is interested in looking at it, I'm happy to merge it myself  
> (the merge is trivial, it's very standalone), but obviously this needs a  
> consensus.
>   - iterate - This is important. I grabbed hold of the locking bundle  
> this weekend to try and move things forward. I don't know who owns the  
> iterate side of things, though. I imagine getting it merge ready is not  
> very much work, but it needs someone to actually do it!

i'll own it, but to do so i need the schedule with the merges by the 7th  
as i'm busy over the holidays.

> I guess my counter-proposal would be:
>   - January 7th  : final bundles merged
>   - January 21st : first beta release
>   - March 11th   : first release candidate
>   - April 23rd   : release
> That is effectively a 2 week slip against your schedule allowing for  
> Christmas, and making the beta period a bit longer at the expense of the  
>   release candidate period.
> Thoughts?

sounds good to me.


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