Re: Reminder of dates
- From: Sander Vesik <Sander Vesik Sun COM>
- To: Mark McLoughlin <mark skynet ie>
- Cc: Telsa Gwynne <hobbit aloss ukuu org uk>, gnome-2-0-list gnome org, gnome-hackers gnome org, gnome-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Reminder of dates
- Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2001 11:28:39 +0000 (GMT)
On Wed, 14 Nov 2001, Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> On Wed, 14 Nov 2001, Telsa Gwynne wrote:
> > GNOME 2.0 Release Schedule
> > October 24 Package List FREEZE - package list for Gnome 2.0 finalized
> > October 31 PACKAGES DUE - Gnome 2. Platform Alpha 2
> > November 2 RELEASE - Gnome 2.0 Platform Alpha 2
> > November 2 API FREEZE - any further API changes must be individually
> > approved 
> > -> YOU ARE HERE. (Imagine a large red blob, if you will.)
> > November 23 Feature FREEZE - no feature additions for core packages w/o
> > approval of release team 
> Am I alone in thinking that it is completely ridiculous to
> even hope that in nine days time we will have a feature complete
No. 1.4 was a more or less feature complete release. If you have not added
a feature by the date, you can't add any features over these present in
gnome 1.4 - its as simple as that. This shpould also not come as a suprise
to anybody who has been following gnome2 related mails at all.
> I know we want this release out fast, but to me, this schedule
> merely sets us up for failure.
What were you doing when it was published with no opposing voices?
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