Re: GNOME 1.4.1 [or more importantly, bugs for that release]

On Thu, 2003-02-06 at 12:46, Luis Villa wrote:
> What GNOME 1.4.1 release, you ask? that's right, /that/ GNOME 1.4.1
> release. The one that Still Hasn't Happened. :) 
> So... given that we are now on our second fast, effective GNOME2.x
> release, and we're discussing GNOME 2.4 and 2.6 (and even giving
> glimmers of GNOME 2.8 and 3.0) the time has come to admit that no one
> cares about GNOME 1.4 and that we should mothball all those bugs.
> So, I'd like to: 
> 1) Create a GNOME1.4 resolution in bugzilla. This way, if some
> benevolent/madly insane individual actually wants to resurrect 1.4, all
> the still open 1.4 bugs will be separate from older 1.4 bugs that have
> been closed for other reasons.

FYI, this is now done. I'll be closing out gnome-core and some other,
similar modules after dinner tonight. Maintainers of other modules can
use or not use this resolution as they please.


> 2) Block new bug-buddy reports from 1.4. If a crash is sooo rare that it
> hasn't already been filed repeatedly, it is probably going to be
> impossible to track down and fix.
> 3) Block, or at least strongly discourage, filing of GNOME 1.4 bugs via
> bugzilla's web UI.
> 4) Close all bugs that are /exclusive/ to 1.4. Obviously enhancement
> requests, UI complaints, etc. may still be very relevant to 2.4, so
> those can't be blanket closed, but many others (including some entire
> components like gnome-core) can be closed. This will make the job of all
> maintainers and the bugsquad much easier, and hopefully lead to higher
> quality software going forward.
> does anyone object? Speak now, or forever hold your peace.
> Luis
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