Updated Fedora 12 Schedule (take 2)
notting at redhat.com
Fri Jul 24 14:13:03 UTC 2009
Mark McLoughlin (markmc at 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.
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