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Re: [cdt-dev] Staying at 6 months?

On Fri, Dec 1, 2017 at 5:15 PM, Doug Schaefer <dschaefer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hey gang,
> The platform announced they are moving to 3 month minor release cycles. That
> means they are doubling the time they spend in rampdown which from what
> we’ve learned,

I wonder how you come to ^^ that thought. Actually we are reducing the
rampdown significantly from the current 2 months for the yearly
release and to the endgame plan for updates (e.g.
which is way less IMHO. This is not trying to convince you in anything
but I can't leave wrong impression about the intention on Platform
side :).

> slows down feature velocity especially when ratio of
> developer to releng person are as low as we have right now. I prefer we stay
> at 6 month release cycles for CDT with maintenance releases as needed. We
> still have a ton of work to do with Core Build and until that’s finished,
> we’ll need that much time to get things done.
> But I am one voice. We need to hear from everyone, especially those waiting
> in the wings to become contributors. What would make it easier for you?
> Thanks!
> Doug.
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Alexander Kurtakov
Red Hat Eclipse Team

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