the plan for 3.8 (from marus and stef)
ducasse at iam.unibe.ch
Tue Sep 28 16:50:45 UTC 2004
>> We discuss with diego and others about a good date and the idea would
>> be to have 3.8beta the 15th of november
>> and 3.8 ready for 15 of december. (no gamma phase this time). We lose
>> too much time with that. Just some tentative images.
> We would like to suggest that we close 3.8 asap and only allow fixes.
> There are too many things that are broken through recent stuff,
> especially m17n related.
> E.g., for me personally I still need to fully adapt Yaxo, Jabber and
> even some of the network code to m17n.
> So our list:
>> In addition to m17n, what we would like to see with this version:
>> - services (so please have a look and comment)
>> - shout (already ready to go as package)
>> - a lot of fixes (so please continue to review and give your
>> point of view!)
>> - excellent diego look
>> - new preference browser
>> - clean of the system dictionary (see my next email)
>> - SM20 with configuration (yes yes)
> Did we mention fixes? ;-)
> And tests are always welcome, not just for 3.8 ;-)
> All other items are pretty deep system changes and IMHO would require
> a longer testing phase.
> So the release date could be nov 25th (Thanksgiving) and oct 15th
> could be the beta stage (feature freeze) date.
> So we (Bert and I) would like to suggest that until oct 15th enh etc
> relating to the above list can be posted into the unstable stream.
> After that date only fixes can go in. We would also like to suggest
> that we handle bug tracking and collection of fixes through mantis
Ok so we agree on that list. Because this is more than fixing m17n
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