[Mono-dev] [Ximian-mono-list] 2 Mono releases a year...
steveb at mindtouch.com
Mon Dec 8 19:12:37 EST 2008
Adding my $0.02, I'll take stability over features. Having too many
versions of mono floating around also makes it harder for ISVs who
build on it (larger test matrix).
Steve G. Bjorg
On Dec 8, 2008, at 4:02 PM, Zoltan Varga wrote:
> I would suggest the opposite: do releases more frequently, and leave
> some of the QA work
> to our users, as is traditionally done by an OSS project.
> On Tue, Dec 9, 2008 at 12:55 AM, Thomas Wiest <twiest at novell.com>
>> Hey Guys,
>> The build and test team is struggling to keep up with all of our
>> obligations (and our task lists just keep growing). The only way I
>> see being able to get ahead is to reduce the number of Mono
>> releases we
>> do a year. Right now we've been trying to do 4 releases a year (it
>> like it's going to be closer to 3 in the short term).
>> I propose that we start doing only 2 Mono releases a year. This
>> allow the build and test team a lot more time in between releases to
>> keep up with the tasks we've been asked to do.
>> So, the question is, if we start doing 2 releases a year, what are
>> negative affects of this?
>> Since the major distros and gnome only have 2 releases a year also, I
>> would think the impact would be fairly minimal. Am I wrong?
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