A process proposal for 3.10

Ramon Leon ramon.leon at allresnet.com
Tue Oct 17 20:10:22 UTC 2006

> > David T. Lewis wrote:
> >> On Mon, Oct 16, 2006 at 09:45:26PM -0700, Andreas Raab wrote:
> >>> Which brings me to the proposal I made earlier. The main goal of 
> >>> that proposal is really to get away from the upfront feature 
> >>> planning process and deal with the chaotic reality of open source 
> >>> development by *embracing* it. So instead of feature list 
> of things 
> >>> that we SHOULD do, I'd like us to discuss things we HAVE done. 
> >>> Instead of wishful thinking I'd like us to talk about all 
> the cool 
> >>> stuff that is actually happening!
> >> +1
> >> Dave
> >
> > +1 more, all that up front planning feels a lot like waterfall,
> > Smalltalker's most of all, should know better.
> It seems to me that your remark is not really in scope.
> If you look at 3.9 we set up a list of actions we wanted to 
> have and we nearly did it. So....

And how long have we been waiting on 3.9?  I'd much rather see a timely
release every 6 months that includes what's already been done, than wait
forever for a release that has a list of "want to have's".

Ramon Leon

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