[kaffe] Next development release planning - 1.1.5
remm at apache.org
Fri Apr 2 14:31:07 PST 2004
Jim Pick wrote:
> It's been about 2 months since the last development release - I'd like
> to do another one.
> I know some people would prefer to see a goal-based development release
> schedule, as opposed to just releasing every two months. I'm somewhat
> biased against that, though, just because it's more work for me, and I
> think the schedule would slip. If we did that, I'd have to switch to a
> mode where we actually planned and scheduled what was going in, and try
> to drive development to meet deadline. That might be a good idea, but
> it's more work, and it's hard to push free software volunteers to meet
> hard deadlines. Maybe we can do a little bit more of that while still
> doing timed releases? That might be possible if somebody wants to step
> forward and volunteer to do some project management.
> We need to do a production release sometime, the sooner the better, in
> my opinion. I haven't formulated a concrete plan for that one yet, though.
> So here's my proposal:
> How about if we do a feature freeze in three weeks, on Sunday, April
> 25th, to be followed by an actual release on Sunday, May 2nd?
> (I'd really like to do it a week earlier, but my parents are coming for
> a visit)
I've always had trouble building on Cygwin. Since I sort of understood
this was a supported platform, am I doing soemthing wrong ? (or is a fix
in sight for this release ?)
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