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Re: Finalizing the definition of 1.8.0

From: Stefan Fuhrmann <stefan.fuhrmann_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Sat, 18 Aug 2012 10:31:54 +0200

On Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 6:21 PM, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>wrote:

> Hello, all.
>
> Echoing in the back of my head are promises we devs have made to avoid long
> release cycles, and 1.7.0 recently turned 10 months old. There are a few
> ongoing bits of feature work happening on branches or in various states of
> completion on the trunk, and I'd really like to avoid 1.8.0 remaining a
> moving target for much longer.
>
> Also echoing in my head are recent conversations with some pretty large
> Subversion-using corporate community members who are starting to sense that
> it's about time for another Subversion release, but have no idea what such
> a
> release might contain or when it will ship. It's the common complaint
> about
> our poor management of outward-bound communication -- a stale roadmap.html
> page, no real user-targeting blog or similar info stream, etc.
>
> It's time to make a dedicated push, not so much to release 1.8.0 -- that
> would be premature, I sense -- but to at least better define it.
>
> After I send this mail, I'll take a shot at doing some updates to the
> Release Status portion of roadmap.html. But in the meantime, allow me to
> start the ball rolling with some sound-offs on outstanding
> works-in-progress, hopefully so we as a community can ultimately come to an
> agreement about which bodies of effort should be aimed at 1.8.0, and which
> should be deferred.
>
> =======================================================================
>
> <snip>

> Those are the things that come to mind immediately. What else?
>

Only a small thing that I would like to add some time during
the next 3 weeks: Revprop caching should also be available
in situations when you can't use the shared memory code.

-- Stefan^2.

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