[squeak-dev] 4.1 release timing

Ken G. Brown kbrown at mac.com
Wed Mar 17 18:10:00 UTC 2010

At 9:15 AM -0700 3/17/10, Randal L. Schwartz apparently wrote:
> >>>>> "Andreas" == Andreas Raab <andreas.raab at gmx.de> writes:
>Andreas> Would you prefer a very quick 4.1 release (4 weeks max) that *just*
>Andreas> packages up the current trunk state (no extra packages in order to
>Andreas> save time) or would you prefer that we take some time now discuss
>Andreas> this through before 4.1?
>I'd be happy with a quick 4.1 release that represent's a year's improvement
>on 4.0, and then take another year to really think out and develop 4.2.
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In my experience it is almost always better to think things through and fix known issues instead of rushing for some arbitrary deadline.
It is always better to fix things before they are released.
Do it right the first time.

Ken G. Brown

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