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Subject: Re: 3.0 release announcement

Re: 3.0 release announcement

From: Jonathan Gordon <>
Date: Tue, 16 May 2006 09:46:18 +1000

not really much to add.. cept some1 said remove the h300 from release
coz of battery issues... thats relly silly... battery life is still at
least4/5 hours (i havnt used battery bench or prperly timed it.. but
thats about the longest ive gone listening to music in 1 hit).
as for the swcodec bugs.. i rekon its stable enough to call it quits...

On 16/05/06, Ray Lambert <> wrote:
> Another $0.02 just to make your pockets jingle...
> I agree with Daniel that there has to be a line drawn. At some point
> you've got to just do it. The real question is: where do you draw the line.
> I disagree with those calling for a beta release. The problem with a
> beta release is that it implies that the code freeze must be kept on.
> But the code freeze is the real problem here since it's holding up
> development. OTOH, if you release a beta and lift the code freeze,
> there's going to be a frenzy of activity and you lose any hope of making
> a simple bug fix release. (Unless you branch the beta release... nasty
> IMO).
> I think what this situation really needs is an inventory and analysis of
> the remaining bugs. Which bugs still exist, how serious are they, which
> are show stoppers, and how long (approx) will they take to fix. You
> might then find, for example, that one extra week will get us to a
> release we can all live with. OTOH, you might find that some bugs will
> take another month. Clearly that's too long, so you then plan to
> release with those and live with them until the next release.
> So, the bottom line is, I think, that a sound decision (no pun intended
> :) cannot be reached without the data to back it up. Once the data is
> available, the best decision will probably become obvious.
> ~ray
Received on 2006-05-16

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