[IAEP] [ANNOUNCE] Slip of Sucrose 0.86 by one week
dfarning at sugarlabs.org
Thu Sep 17 18:18:22 EDT 2009
On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 12:53 PM, Simon Schampijer <simon at schampijer.de> wrote:
> Dear Sugar community,
> today at the Developers Meeting it was decided to enact a one week slip
> of the 0.86 Sucrose release.
> = 0.86 Final release the 25th September =
> This is due to the remaining bugs in the stable branch and some
> regressions, for example introduced by the switch to Metacity. We still
> think that switch is the right thing to do, so we want to move forward
> with this. As well the new toolbar design was a lot of work, but we are
> really convinced that it is worth it. We checked the deadlines of the
> distributions (Fedora, Ubuntu, Mandriva etc) and this one week slip will
> not introduce any missed boats. The new release date is September 25th.
The development team has done a good job introducing several major
changes into the platform--while creating the processes to communicate
and coordinate those changes across a growing pool of contributors. .
An additional week to stabilize makes good sense.
> = Hard Code Freeze =
> At Monday the 21th of September we will enter Hard code freeze. No
> source code changes can be made without approval from the release-team.
> Translation and documentation can continue. The Hard code freeze will
> end with the 24th, but other freezes remain in effect for the stable
> branch. This freeze should help to avoid sudden last-minute accidents
> which could risk the stability that should have been reached at this point.
> = Bug Fix releases terminated =
> After our final release we will have two bugfix releases, one and two
> weeks after the release date. We can add anther coordinated bugfix
> release later, when there is feedback from the distributions shipping
> Sugar. Of course individual module updates can happen as well.
> = 0.85.7 =
> We added another development release for tomorrow, so people can test
> the latest tarballs and report back.
> The updated schedule can be found at
> In the name of the Sugar community,
> Your release team
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