> On Monday 05 December 2011 18:49:48 Timothy Pearson wrote:
>> >> Why not make a release, 3.5.14, in early January, after the move to
>> >> Git and the rename thing is completed??
>> >> Even if it cures only a small bunch of bugs, it will be good, in many
>> >> respects.
>> > +1
>> > I like this idea
>> Doing a release properly requires a little over a month dedicated to
>> release tasks such as beta testing, compiling packages on all
>> distributions, compiling release notes, etc. Also, building binary
>> packages is not cheap, in terms of both time (of our distribution
>> maintainers) and money (to feed everyone's build computers with
>> Releasing after the move to GIT would not cure a lot of the more
>> bugs. Additionally, due to the renaming of *KDE* strings, the
>> distribution maintainers have some work to do in order to update their
>> packaging files. I don't want to place that kind of demand on our
>> volunteer staff during the Christmas season, and then turn right around
>> and demand the same thing a couple months later.
> My heart sank when I saw the suggestion! And why necessarily 6 monthly?
> makes sense for the Ubuntu build, but that is faster than Debian's own
> release cycle. I personally would rather that Trinity 3.x.x were released
> when it is ready, rather than on time, but buggy.