[Framework-Team] Reworking the PLIP Lifecycle | discussion

Martin Aspeli optilude+lists at gmail.com
Sat Feb 26 20:47:52 UTC 2011

On 26 February 2011 20:06, Alec Mitchell <alecpm at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 10:36 AM, Hanno Schlichting <hanno at hannosch.eu> wrote:
>> On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 3:26 AM, Elizabeth Leddy <eleddy at umich.edu> wrote:
>>> Feel free to respond over email or just edit the
>>> document: http://dev.plone.org/plone/wiki/PlipProcess
>> Great work!
> Agreed!  This has the potential to greatly improve our process and
> provide the larger community of developers and users with a more
> certainty about how and when things are happening in the shadowy world
> of framework decisions and release management.

+1 -  I found myself nodding a lot reading that wiki page.

> I agree strongly with this.  A 3 month cycle seems really ambitious.
> While ambition may be a good thing here, we need to think about the
> consequences of such a short cycle.  This could drastically shorten
> the support lifetime of any given release.  Is that something we
> really want to do?  It could also put a huge burden on release
> managers with respect to minor/bugfix releases (especially if we
> decide to support more of these 3-month releases at a time).  We might
> be better off with the more realistic and practical goal of trying to
> achieve a true 6-month cycle.

+1 also - 6 months feels about right. Time tends to fly!


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