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Subject: Re: Release schedule proposal

Re: Release schedule proposal

From: Frank Gevaerts <>
Date: Sun, 9 Nov 2008 01:56:38 +0100

On Sat, Nov 08, 2008 at 11:10:46PM +0100, Jonas Häggqvist wrote:
> Paul Louden wrote:
> > Is there something that "4 months is enough to get new features in, but
> > 3 months isn't" is based on
> No, it's mostly just a feeling that with a release coming up every 3
> months, that's going to take up time and perhaps hold developers back a
> bit, and 3 releases per year is going to do that to a (slightly) lesser
> extent.

I think there's a reasonable chance that attempted 3-month cycles will
turn out to take 4 months anyway (and 4-month atempts would take 5
months), so I think staying with 3 months is a good idea


"Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place.
Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are,
by definition, not smart enough to debug it." - Brian W. Kernighan
Received on 2008-11-09

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