Fwd: Xfce 4.10 Release Cycle Information [delayed]
pasi at shimmerproject.org
Sun Oct 30 11:20:16 UTC 2011
On 10/30/2011 04:58 AM, Micah Gersten wrote:
> On 10/29/2011 08:41 AM, Pasi Lallinaho wrote:
>> Some information from the Xfce bunkers, too.
>> -------- Original Message --------
>> Subject: Xfce 4.10 Release Cycle Information [delayed]
>> Date: Sat, 29 Oct 2011 15:33:33 +0200
>> From: Nick Schermer <nickschermer at gmail.com>
>> Reply-To: Xfce development list <xfce4-dev at xfce.org>
>> To: Xfce Dev <xfce4-dev at xfce.org>, Xfce Users <xfce at xfce.org>, Xfce
>> translations mailing list <xfce-i18n at xfce.org>, Xfce Goodies
>> <goodies-dev at xfce.org>
>> Hey everyone,
>> Probably not a surprise for everybody, but the release of Xfce 4.10
>> will be delayed. The initial target was the first 4.10pre1 release
>> next week, but that is obviously not going to happen.
>> Many of us have been busy, but there are still important milestones we
>> want to complete before starting the pre-releases.
>> For now the schedule is delayed by 2 months. See
>> http://wiki.xfce.org/releng/4.10/roadmap for the full roadmap.
>> Xfce4-dev mailing list
>> Xfce4-dev at xfce.org
> Lionel, I think this means we're sticking with 4.8.x for the LTS,
> right? Planned release is 2012-03-11 and Feature Freeze is Feb 16.
> Maybe we can try to stage 4.10 in a PPA in case they end up releasing
> in early March and then make the call? It'll obviously be easier to
> support a later release. In addition, the 4.10 series was supposed to
> be focused more on polish and less on features, so it should be a
> safer upgrade as well. 4.10 released on March 11 would mean 10 days
> of coverage in archive before beta 2 freeze.
From the discussion in #xfce-dev I gathered that they will probably be
lagging behind more than what is announced now, so I wouldn't keep high
hopes up just yet.
Pasi Lallinaho (knome) » http://open.knome.fi/
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