Re: Releasing Slink (was Re: Please add new version of Release-Notes)
Kevin Dalley writes:
>Steve McIntyre <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> The slink release has been a mess, culminating in a last-minute "sorry, we
>> missed it again" announcement.
>Nonsense. Our goal is to have solid releases, not releases which have
>a predictable hour of birth. The slink release would have been a mess
>if the release had gone ahead with a serious bug.
Agreed. But a lot of the problems we have with meeting release schedules
can be fixed. We're always going to find last-minute problems, but there
are too many showing up too late at the moment. When I get a chance I'll
post a (currently half-finished) document I'm writing about how I think we
can improve matters.
>Perhaps we should not have predicted a hard 2.1 release date, though
>having the date forced us to move forward. Slink is pretty solid,
>just not quite good enough yet.
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