Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> On Fri, 25 Feb 2005, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > Simon Riggs wrote:
> >> On Mon, 2005-02-14 at 18:17 -0500, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> >>> For development, this means we will _not_ have a shortened, non-initdb
> >>> 8.1 release but a regular release cycle with the typical big batch of
> >>> features.
> >> Might we set a rough date for Beta freeze for 8.1 then?
> >> September 30th 2005 ?
> >> I see only benefit from publishing a not-before date now. It's up to
> >> Core if it slips, but it'll really help with gaining funding if people
> >> can accurately determine whether or not features can be added for
> >> inclusion in the next release. There are lots of potential donors
> >> waiting, so lets give them some certainty about which release their
> >> payback will occur in....
> > Yea, probably September, but you can't dump a huge feature on us in
> > August either without having talked about it first, so knowing the date
> > might not be that helpful.
> I thought we were looking at a 12-18 month cycle for 8.1? Which would put
> beta around January '06, no?
Oh, yea. I didn't realize people agreed with that, but I certainly
So that would put us at January. Simon, I think the major issue is how
much does it help us to fix a date now vs. what is the benefit to
allowing us to state it later.
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