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Re: KDE alpha 1 packages for Fedora?



Op Thursday 03 May 2007, schreef Jesse Keating:
> On Thursday 03 May 2007 10:35:17 Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> > What really matters is how much testing that particular software got
> > externally and in a Fedora environment, upstream and developer
> > coordination etc. Sometimes alphas or betas or random cvs snapshots are
> > much more stable than the previously supposedly stable release and is
> > even recommended by upstream in some instances.
>
> Well, what really matters is what upstream is planning on doing with the
> codebase.  We ship "pre" releases of various types at various times, but
> always with a mind of what the upstream will do with them.  Most often we
> ship it only if it goes into a bugfix mode only, and the final release
> falls somewhere in line with our final freeze date.  We absolutely make
> sure that there aren't any feature enhancements planned for after our
> feature freeze.

It's of course not my call at all, but I can tell you the KDE release schedule 
is quite clear in terms of what is allowed - you can check techbase [1] and 
see that september 23, KDE will go in a total freeze (only bugfixes) until 
the final release on oktober 23th.

[1] http://techbase.kde.org/Schedules/KDE4/4.0_Release_Schedule

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Disclaimer:

Alles wat ik doe denk en zeg is gebaseerd op het wereldbeeld wat ik nu heb. 
Ik ben niet verantwoordelijk voor wijzigingen van de wereld, of het beeld wat 
ik daarvan heb, noch voor de daaruit voortvloeiende gedragingen van mezelf. 
Alles wat ik zeg is aardig bedoeld, tenzij expliciet vermeld.

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