Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] release plans

On Wed, 2004-01-21 at 19:20, Colin Walters wrote:
> Hi,
> So I'd like to cut a 0.6.5 release fairly soon, probably by tomorrow. 
> If there are any pending patches you think should be in, please let me
> know.
> Now, as for 0.7: it looks like we aren't going to be included in GNOME
> 2.6 officially.  Influential people on the release team were of the
> opinion it Rhythmbox would be better in a separate multimedia release.
> Personally, my criteria for 0.7 being included in GNOME was getting
> GStreamer metadata loading working.  It's still up in the air as to
> whether or not GStreamer will work well enough in that timeframe.
> Since up until now we'd been aiming for the GNOME 2.6 schedule,
> including the feature and UI freeze, this would push things such as the
> ipod integration to a 0.9 branch.
> So given the above, I propose we don't try to get 0.7 in GNOME 2.6.  It
> was a cool idea at first, but really, I think we've done really well so
> far with separate releases.
> If we don't aim 0.7 for GNOME 2.6, this opens the door to other UI
> changes (needed to fix some currently open bugs) and integration of
> things like the ipod work.  
> This would also give the GStreamer people more time to get things right,
> since they don't have to worry about us breathing down their necks as
> much.
> Oh and something I forgot to mention earlier: the plan is that 0.7.x
> releases will be a development series.  Then when we release it
> officially, it's 0.8.  Then 0.8.x are stable releases, much like ones in
> 0.6.x are now.
> Thoughts?

Personally, I really like the maintenance of separate stable and
development series, as long as actually keeping up with them isn't
causing too much trouble.

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