[squeak-dev] 4.1 release timing

Ken G. Brown kbrown at mac.com
Wed Mar 17 18:36:46 UTC 2010

At 11:13 AM -0700 3/17/10, Randal L. Schwartz apparently wrote:
> >>>>> "Ken" == Ken G Brown <kbrown at mac.com> writes:
>Ken> In my experience it is almost always better to think things through and
>Ken> fix known issues instead of rushing for some arbitrary deadline.  It is
>Ken> always better to fix things before they are released.  Do it right the
>Ken> first time.
>And I don't think anyone is disagreeing with that.  But that's too abstract to
>have a game plan.
>If we feature-freeze 4.1, say, next monday, there's not a lot of reasons
>why everything couldn't get greenlighted within a few weeks after that.
>Might not make it, but it's a reasonable goal.
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Ok, I could see publishing the game plan, including all tests green, agree to the game plan then work towards it.

But for sure, don't push it out if the feature set is not met just to meet some arbitrary deadline.
That's what it is sounding like will happen.

Ken G. Brown

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