Re: proposed 2.2 release schedule
- From: "Kenneth Christiaansen" <kenneth gnu org>
- To: "Luis Villa" <louie ximian com>, "GNOME Desktop List" <desktop-devel-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: proposed 2.2 release schedule
- Date: Wed, 7 Aug 2002 16:06:05 +0200
What about fully supporting RTL languages.
This is probably something we should think about how.
> So... we're very nearly at the 2.0.1 release, and a lot of people are
> itching to start on 2.2. Which maybe means we need a schedule. Here's
> the current thinking of the release team. We'd like to finalize this RSN
> so please send your thoughts and feedback and flames and such ASAP. :)
> It's important all the way through, so please read all of it :) 'Other
> notes' in particular deserve thought.
> Most Important Dates:
> [followed by things which start on that date]
> * after 2.0.2: Begin work on 2.1.x.
> * hackers focus on: cool stuff :), listing that cool stuff
> so that everyone else knows what is going on
> * UI/a11y focus on: finishing documentation for all hackers
> to use
> * Oct. 31st: feature freeze, UI chill, completion of UI/a11y
> * hackers focus: feature completion, bug fixing
> * UI/a11y teams: identify bugs in UI- all UI changes should
> be approved by UI/a11y teams after 'chill' starts
> * marketing and QA: get a hard feature list, inc. new
> * Nov. 30th: UI freeze except for fixing of bugs filed by
> UI/a11y teams
> * hackers focus: fix bugs
> * QA: identify features that are incomplete and must wait
> for 2.4, and notify marketing of the things that are
> getting dropped
> * UI/a11y: assist hackers in fixing bugs identified before
> * Four weeks before RC [12/28]: hard i18n string freeze
> * after this point, fixes (_including_ UI/a11y) go in only
> if they have no string impact and low stability risk.
> * Note that this is specified as 'four weeks before RC' on
> the supposition that if the RC is moved for quality
> reasons string freeze should also be moved.
> * Jan. 31st: 2.2.0 release
> * hackers, release team, others: drink heavily
> * QA team: read bugs, drink more heavily
> * rinse, repeat for 2.4
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