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Re: time based freezes

On Thu, 07 Apr 2011 18:00:09 +0200, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:

> - On the other hand, a wide open front of the discussion is *when* to
>   freeze, with various people arguing in favor of having a specific
>   period, such as "we freeze on $month every even/odd year".

Count me in.
> - ... what to do if a development cycle (i.e. the period from the
>   previous release to the next freeze date) would turn out to be "too
>   short"? 

Or "too long", if we manage to make the freeze shorter ...

>   that even in
>   that case there will be 1 full year of development to catch up, I
>   think such a scheme would be a reasonably safe bet.

Me too.
And in the opposite case we have a bit more time; that might even be
an incentive to fix more RC bugs during the freeze :)

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