On Mon, 2008-03-31 at 13:26 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote: > Nicu Buculei wrote: > > Jon Stanley wrote: > >> On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 8:22 AM, Nicu Buculei > >> <nicu_fedora nicubunu ro> wrote: > >> > >>> A first thing would be, IMO, to define when we start counting. I see > >>> two > >>> possible scenarios: either from a certain number of days in advance (30 > >>> days sounds plausible) or from the Release Candidate. > >> > >> The problem with starting this far out is that we're still not > >> entirely sure if we're going to slip the release date or not, based > >> upon the slips that we've had so far in the schedule (we've lost about > >> 2 weeks to slips thus far). We're trying like hell to release on 4/29 > >> as planned, but there's a (not so) small chance that won't happen. It > >> would look fairly bad to "turn back the clock" when/if we slip. > > > > This is why we probably should escalate this to the right level and get > > an advice (as good as it could be made, we all know delays may happen > > even in the last week) about the date. > > > > I believe ReleaseEngineering is the proper entity to ask about this, do > > we have anyone here connected to it? > > CC'ing rel-eng. > > Rahul At this time we're not slipping. However even if we did, we can just reset the counter back a little bit. It's not really worse than having our release date change on the schedule page. It certainly wouldn't be the first case of a computer progress timer going backwards... -- Jesse Keating Fedora -- All my bits are free, are yours?
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