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Moving towards a 'more formal' 2.0 release. [message #25651] Tue, 03 March 2009 22:10 Go to next message
Ketan Padegaonkar is currently offline Ketan Padegaonkar
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Hi,

I'd like to move towards a more formal way of planning releases etc.
SWTBot development has so far been unplanned, non-periodic and not very
systematic.

While it is difficult for me to make commitments about a release
schedule, I'd still want to push the limits to see what can be changed
towards this goal.

As such, I'm having thoughts about moving towards a monthly release. The
developer builds will continue to be pushed a 2-3 times a week when when
bugs are fixed and new API is introduced.

What do you feel about this schedule ?

-- Ketan
Re: Moving towards a 'more formal' 2.0 release. [message #25848 is a reply to message #25651] Wed, 04 March 2009 04:45 Go to previous messageGo to next message
hugulas chen is currently offline hugulas chen
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Great news!
Re: Moving towards a 'more formal' 2.0 release. [message #25889 is a reply to message #25651] Wed, 04 March 2009 05:03 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Hans Schwaebli is currently offline Hans Schwaebli
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Monthly seems to be good for most users I think.
Re: Moving towards a 'more formal' 2.0 release. [message #26091 is a reply to message #25651] Wed, 04 March 2009 10:57 Go to previous message
Chris Aniszczyk is currently offline Chris Aniszczyk
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Ketan Padegaonkar wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'd like to move towards a more formal way of planning releases etc.
> SWTBot development has so far been unplanned, non-periodic and not very
> systematic.
>
> While it is difficult for me to make commitments about a release
> schedule, I'd still want to push the limits to see what can be changed
> towards this goal.
>
> As such, I'm having thoughts about moving towards a monthly release. The
> developer builds will continue to be pushed a 2-3 times a week when when
> bugs are fixed and new API is introduced.
>
> What do you feel about this schedule ?

I think that's great! You could opt for the 6 week milestone schedule
that the Eclipse Platform team follows if that's easier. What people
usually do is release +1 or +2 weeks ahead of the Platform milestone
builds. If you look at the Galileo schedule, that's what the offset
value generally refers to:

http://wiki.eclipse.org/Galileo#Projects

Cheers,

Chris Aniszczyk | EclipseSource Austin | +1 860 839 2465
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