Fwd: Re: Feature Freeze and bug fix releases

Hobbsee hobbsee at ubuntu.com
Mon Feb 18 05:45:21 GMT 2008

Would help if i sent it from a subscribed address, too...

On Mon, 18 Feb 2008 16:42:57 +1100, "Hobbsee" <hobbsee at mailbolt.com>
> On Thu, 14 Feb 2008 12:05:18 -0500, "Scott Kitterman"
> <ubuntu at kitterman.com> said:
> > Up through Alpha 6, if a MOTU believes upload of a new upstream release
> > that just has bug fixes in it is warranted, they may upload it.  
> I think this is a good idea.
> > File a bug in LP with the upstream change log entries in it and mark it 
> > fix released when the upload is done to document that it was bug fix only.  
> I see this as a lot of red tape, and I don't think it entirely solves
> the problem.
> I think it would be more helpful to implement a strategy, and encourage
> people, to think about the feasibility 
> of their uploads at the time of them signing them.  This would help
> people at any time of the cycle, not just during feature freeze.  
> As for the best way to get this kind of culture...that can be figured
> out by those who *aren't* currently on vacation.
> Hobbsee
> (still on vacation until Wednesday)
> -- 
>   Hobbsee
>   hobbsee at mailbolt.com
  hobbsee at mailbolt.com

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