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Re: 8.5 development schedule

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Ron Mayer <rm_pg(at)cheapcomplexdevices(dot)com>
Cc: Kevin Grittner <Kevin(dot)Grittner(at)wicourts(dot)gov>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
Subject: Re: 8.5 development schedule
Date: 2009-07-01 18:18:48
Message-ID: 200907011818.n61IImX28172@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
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Ron Mayer wrote:
> Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > Where did you see 8.4 was scheduled to be released around the start of
> > the year?  I never never seen that and would have disputed anyone saying
> > it publicly.
> 
> I think people carefully avoided the word "scheduled", but the
> press FAQ on www.postgresql.org did say to expect it in Q4 08.
> 
> 
> http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-general/2009-02/msg01265.php
> http://www.postgresql.org/about/press/faq
>    Q: When will 8.4 come out?
>    A: Historically, PostgreSQL has released approximately
>       every 12 months and there is no desire in the community
>       to change from that pattern. So expect 8.4 sometime in
>       the fourth quarter of 2008.

OK, now that someone has brought it up --- I have been disappointed with
the anticipated release dates we broadcast to the press --- without
community approval or oversight.  This is not the first time, but
hopefully it is the last.

-- 
  Bruce Momjian  <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>        http://momjian.us
  EnterpriseDB                             http://enterprisedb.com

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