[Geany-Devel] Geany Releases

Enrico Tröger enrico.troeger at xxxxx
Thu Apr 3 06:31:02 UTC 2014

On 01/04/14 00:49, Lex Trotman wrote:
> Since we are about to produce a new release I propose a change to the
> Geany workflow.
> More regular releases.
> Acknowledging that Geany hasn't the number of contributors that say
> firefox has, monthly would seem too often, so instead I propose an 8
> week schedule:
> - week 4 feature freeze, alpha release for testing
> - week 6 string freeze, beta release for testing
> - week 7 release candidate
> - week 8 THE RELEASE!!!
> Then we don't need to be so careful about changes, because problems
> only last for a couple of months until the next release, and since
> only a few new features will be added each release nobody will feel
> that they have lost much if they have to downgrade due to bugs.
> I therefore propose that the eight week period should start today April 1.

Yeah, very great idea. And of course we must do the same for Geany-Plugins!

Muhahaha, well done Lex. Nice one :).


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