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Re: [PROPOSAL] - maintain projected release date for 1.7

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 31 Aug 2011 13:38:02 -0400

On Wed, Aug 31, 2011 at 1:20 PM, Hyrum K Wright
<hyrum.wright_at_wandisco.com> wrote:

>> Is there any reason we cannot simply be public about the forecasted date if
>> this RC holds up?
> This mailing list *is* public.  If folks are really interested, they
> (or their lackeys) can hit up the archives and perform their own
> deductions.  We aren't having these discussions in a closet.
> For what it's worth, the text in the release announcement reads thus:
> This release candidate begins the four-week "soak" period to allow for
> further testing, and barring show-stopping bugs, the final 1.7.0
> release can be expected on or near Sept. 28.
> That's about as committal as I feel comfortable with at this point.

About 90% of what I am asking is that you simply state on this list.
"Hey, we want to release 1.7 on Sept. 28th, so look for me to roll the
tarballs on [Insert Date] so that we have time to sign and mirror them
for that date." It sounds like you are more or less saying that
already so I am not sure where we are disagreeing.

The other 10% was to include the exact text you included in the RC
announcement and possibly also update this page:


I *think* we should do these additional items, but the only thing I
*care* about is that on this list you give us the best heads up you
can as to your plans. Sorry if you thought I was asking for something

Mark Phippard
Received on 2011-08-31 19:38:33 CEST

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