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Re: Debian decides to adopt time-based release freezes

On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 04:11:39PM +0200, Ana Guerrero wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 11:40:30AM +0200, Luk Claes wrote:
> > Sune Vuorela wrote:
> > 
> > >We also need to coordinate such things with the larger packaging teams
> > >to see wether it fits their schedules and their upstream schedules. For
> > >example from a KDE point of view, it is around teh worst time.
> > 
> > I guess you are talking about freezing this December and not in general?
> > 
> > Lets discuss the issues regarding KDE and see if we can come to a solution.
> >
> With my KDE hat on, I am sure we can disscuss about this and maybe get a
> solution, but it would have been nicer if you have discuss this issues with 
> any team *before* making any plans.

Well, you have to draw the line somewhere - we skipped KDE4 with lenny
and will apparently skip GNOME3 with squeeze.  I understand that some
teams are unhappy not having been contacted before (maybe the security
team being the most important, IMHO), but I don't think there is a
historical precedence (or even clear desire) of the release team
contacting lots of teams beforehand on release timeline decisions.


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