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Re: Updated Fedora 12 Schedule (take 2)



On Fri, 2009-07-24 at 10:13 -0400, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Mark McLoughlin (markmc redhat com) said: 
> > > http://poelstra.fedorapeople.org/schedules/f-12/f-12-releng-tasks.html
> > > http://poelstra.fedorapeople.org/schedules/f-12/f-12-releng.ics
> > 
> > In the F-11 schedule, we had 85 days between Feature Freeze and GA. And
> > then GA slipped by two weeks.
> > 
> > In the F-12 schedule, we now have 99 days between Feature Freeze and GA.
> > 
> > This seriously cuts into development time, and we already have a shorter
> > releases cycle.
> > 
> > Why is that?
> 
> At least one week of this (that I recall) is to have the feature freeze
> be a week before the 'code freeze' for the milestone; the idea is that
> to avoid the 'all features land at once, and we have to spend a week
> cleaning them up' problem.

Had that last time too:

  http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Releases/11/Schedule

  2009-03-03 Feature Freeze
  2009-03-10 Beta Freeze

Cheers,
Mark.


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