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Subject: Re: [boost] [1.48.0] Schedule discussion
From: Christophe Henry (christophe.j.henry_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-06-19 15:29:59

>> A 1.48 beta 5 weeks after 1.47 ships seems doable. That would be about
>> August 8th, and then the release 3 weeks later, or about August 29.
>> The 1.49 release then would be back on schedule for the first Monday
>> in November.

5 weeks is not enough to start something big, I'd consider 1.48 to be little
more than a bugfix version, a 1.47.1 in other words.

>> To make the above happen, we would need to open branches/release for
>> merges immediately after 1.47 ships. Or maybe create a branch now for
>> 1.48.
>> Thoughts?
> How about tweaking your "quarterly release rule" to say.
> release x +1 is scheduled for 3 months after the release of x.
> This will account for the fact that not every release occurs on schedule.
> It
> will also make it easier for library developers in that I always will know
> what my deadline is with 3 months notice.
> Robert Ramey


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