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Subject: Re: [boost] [git] [modular boost] Switchover schedule proposal
From: Daniel James (daniel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-11-04 06:03:40

On 25 October 2013 13:22, Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> The showstoppers other than documentation have been cleared from the
> conversion issues list. That includes the issues blocking documentation, so
> doc work is underway again.
> The 1.55 release is scheduled for November 4, and as of the moment it
> doesn't look like that will sip much if at all.
> I'm assuming that we want to reopen svn branches/release for a week or so
> after 1.55 ships as some developers would like to merge pending changes to
> branches/before the switchover.
> That would mean an actual switchover starting about November 11.

Since the release has been delayed, I changed the git transition to
begin on Friday 15th, to allow for a week. Is that okay? Any better

Calendar is at:

The current schedule is:

Friday, 8 November
 1.55.0 Release
Monday, 11 November
 Provisional: Close subversion for git conversion.
Monday, 18 November
 Provisional: Open git based development.
Monday, 9 December
 Provisional: 1.56.0 Closed for new libraries
Monday, 16 December
 Provisional: 1.56.0 Alpha (for testing the release process)
 Provisional: 1.56.0 Closed for major code changes
Thursday, 26 December
 Provisional: 1.56.0 Beta closed, except by permission
Monday, 30 December
 Provisional: 1.56.0 Beta Release
Monday, 3 February 2014
 Provisional: 1.56.0 Release

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