We’re scheduled to produce our first
WTP 1.0 release candidate, RC1, tomorrow (Wed) November 30th. As a
reminder, the development process changes after that:
- November 30 – December 6: All
checkins require Bugzilla entry and component lead approval (recorded in
CVS and Bugzilla). Only high priority / high severity issues should be
addressed. No API changes are permitted (except to not declare as API
anything with insufficient documentation or testing).
- December 7th: RC2
- December 7 – ship: Checkins
require the process above plus PMC approval and announcement on this email
list once approved. Each checkin will be assigned an RC; the PMC will
schedule additional RCs as needed. To propose a fix in this time period:
that a Bugzilla entry exists and that the relevant component lead will
sponsor the request, and provide all of the following in the writeup
– who needs the fix and why?
workarounds (and their suitability) – what happens if the fix is
not included in WTP 1.0?
the patch should be available, but if not, then a concrete cost estimate
to prepare the fix
analysis (to stability and performance) if the checkin is permitted
the component lead send the request to wtp-pmc@xxxxxxxxxxx.
Note that test and documentation changes may
continue beyond RC2, and are not subject to the checkin rules above.
Due to the need for a sufficient test
window beyond the final RC, any extension beyond 12/9 will result in a delay to
the public release date (12/16) on a 1-for-1 basis.