FeatureFreeze Aug 27 - motu-release planning ahead

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Thu Aug 13 07:30:38 BST 2009

> Hi folks,
> first off, welcome Steve, great to see you joining motu-release!
> Now, Feature Freeze starting at August 27 is not too far ahead, I'd like
> everyone to get ready for it.
> In particular: Start to fix
> 1) uninstallable packages [1]
> 2) FTBFS [2]
> 3) review NEW packages on REVU [3]
> 4) sponsor fixes [4]
> (more or less random list from my head, please anynone chime in with
> additions/corrections)
> Now, with Feature Freeze pending, maybe it would be a good idea to do a
> motu-release meeting again, to sort out the details for karmic's freeze.
> How about Monday, 17th Aug, 13.00 UTC? (or what other date/time would suit
> you?)
> Then we could sort out details like if we want delegates again, or what
> general exception policy we want for karmic's release or what package sets
> need immediate attention.
> Given the expectation, that delegates are desired again, and as I've had
> the
> pleasure to select delegates during Jaunty's cycle, whom would you suggest
> for karmic? Anyone volunteering for a particular position?
> Finally, even if this may be the last time due to the archive
> reorganisation,
> I'd like to thank the Ubuntu release team for the good coordination and
> collaboration during the last cycles. I hope for karmic we'll perform well
> together again!

I will be on vacation next week so am unlikely to make it, but don't let
that stop you.

I'm in favor of delegates and generally operating as we have before.  I'd
propose vorian take my spot as KDE delegate.

Scott K

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