From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-04-02 08:23:48
on Sun Apr 01 2007, Jody Hagins <jody-boost-011304-AT-atdesk.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 01 Apr 2007 20:13:47 -0400
> David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> We do have a plan to speed up releases. Please see this thread:
>> Unfortunately the link to beman's original proposal is dead :(.
>> Beman, do you think you could make that available again? Maybe just
>> post the text to this list? As 1.34 approaches it's probably a good
>> idea to get that back into the collective consciousness.
> Is it a good idea to list the problems with the 1.34 release? I'm not
> trying to throw stones at all, and I'm not looking for names. I'm more
> interested in the issues so they can be addressed in some way. I just
> think it may help with future efforts, and may also help others
> understand what went on.
It's a free country :) Feel free to start any thread you want. It
might be better to wait until after 1.34 for a postmortem, but that's
just an idea. If you want to discuss it now, be my guest.
> I've learned a whole lot more about release management from the things
> that went wrong (or at least appeared to do so) than anything that
> happened to go right.
I'm sure a discussion of release management by someone who has learned
a few things would be useful.
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