[Geany-Devel] Geany Releases
Chow Loong Jin
hyperair at xxxxx
Thu Apr 3 08:01:33 UTC 2014
On Thu, Apr 03, 2014 at 09:42:15AM +0200, Frank Lanitz wrote:
> Am 03.04.2014 08:44, schrieb Lex Trotman:
> > On 3 April 2014 17:31, Enrico Tröger <enrico.troeger at uvena.de> wrote:
> >> 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!
> > Oh, I wouldn't *DARE* tell that to Frank. :-D
> Pfff.... ;)
> Maybe also don't bother hyperair with ...
Hmm? Sounds good to me. Debian's also moving to an 8-week release cycle in case
you didn't know. Would be great to have all our upstreams sync up with this.
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