[Release-testers] [6.0.0 Release] Scheduling the release
Sylvestre Ledru via Release-testers
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Wed Dec 6 09:44:10 PST 2017
On 06/12/2017 18:28, Hans Wennborg via Release-testers wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> It's time to start making plans for the 6.0.0 release.
> Following our regular schedule, the branch would occur about two weeks
> into January, on Wednesday 17 January 2018, with the goal of shipping
> early March. This is the schedule I would propose.
> However, one large consumer of the branch has asked if we could start
> earlier this time, branching on 3 January instead (not moving the ship
> date), to get a longer period for stabilization that syncs with their
> internal process.
> While I'm hesitant to change the schedule because I think it's
> important that it's predictable, there is a benefit of having large
> users "in sync" with the upstream release branch, as that means more
> people testing the same code.
If the large consumer will contribute to testing and release management, that would be interested to change the schedule.
Especially if this is announced early!
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