Schedule for next FAS release

Kevin Fenzi kevin at
Mon Dec 5 22:27:24 UTC 2011

On Mon, 5 Dec 2011 11:13:31 -0800
Toshio Kuratomi <a.badger at> wrote:

> In an attempt to be a bit more organized about FAS releases, give
> translators a chance to get their work in, etc, I'm going to propose
> a schedule for the next Fedora Account System release.
> January 14, 2012 -- FUDCon hackfest day -- make a prerelease for
> people to see the process.  Push to stg.
> January 15, 2012 -- last hackfest day of FUDCon -- bugfix for any stg
>    issues, update stg with new prerelease if necessary.  Announce to
>    translators list that a release is coming up.
> January 16-18, 2012 -- Toshio on Vacation
> January 21, 2012 -- String freeze; announce string freeze to
> translators' list.
> January 31, 2012 -- Release FAS 0.8.11; push to production
> You'll notice that there's no actual Feature Freeze in there, just a
> string freeze.  So far, FAS hasn't had official feature freezes as
> our testing procedures have been to deploy to stg and then test new
> features and test that old features aren't obviously broken.  We've
> been small enough that we've just held off on committing large
> changes at this time -- sticking with bugfixes or easily reviewed
> features instead.
> If we get to the point where we have enough committers that this is
> a problem, we should think about having a trunk and a release branch
> but I don't think that time has arrived yet.

Sounds like a completely reasonable plan. ;) 


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