Re: GNOME 2.20.0 beta 1


2007/8/15, Elijah Newren <newren gmail com>:
> On 8/15/07, Brian Cameron <Brian Cameron sun com> wrote:
> >
> > I just noticed on the 2.19 schedule that we were supposed to release
> > 2.19.90 this past Monday and today was supposed to be the 2.20 beta1
> > release?  There wasn't any announcement on this list, so I haven't
> > yet spun a version of GDM.  Is this release being delayed?
> As Kjartan pointed out 2.20 beta1 is just a nickname for 2.19.90.  (As
> mentioned on the full schedule; we don't allow alphabetical characters
> in official version numbers).  Other than announcing the schedule to
> everyone early in the cycle, announcements are not made on this list.
> Tarball due reminders are usually sent to devel-announce-list, but we
> forgot to do that this time.  Sorry about that; hopefully a good side
> effect will come out of this: people will check the schedule more
> often ( for the official
> schedule; has the abbreviated version).

BTW, wouldn't it be possible to automate the tarball due announcement
based on a well defined machine-readable calendar? This would free the
release team from this repetitive and boring task...


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