Re: Plan for feature freeze?

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Tatsuo Ishii <t-ishii(at)sra(dot)co(dot)jp>
Cc: scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org, jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com, tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us,andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org,"Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Plan for feature freeze?
Date: 2004-05-01 01:22:54
Message-ID: 200405010122.i411Msi27828@candle.pha.pa.us
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Maybe we should take a vote on the cuttoff date scheduling. Marc, is
this something that can be voted on by the group?

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Tatsuo Ishii wrote:
> > > >>Why don't we just set a freeze of August 1st? Give everyone just a
> > > >>little extra time. No float. If it doesn't make
> > > >>it by August 1st, it doesn't make it.
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >
> > > >We could go for September 1st, which would mean most are back from
> > > >holidays, in order to do beta testing ... and no, I'm not serious ...
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > Why not? Seemed like a fairly good argument both yours and mine ;)
> >
> > To me, it ranks up there with "lets freeze someday in the future" ...
>
> For me even September 1st does not seem too late. Major version up
> bring users pains including backup/restore application
> imcompatibilty... IMO to justify those pains we need to give users
> major enhancements. Honestly I don't understand why we should rush the
> major version up.
> --
> Tatsuo Ishii
>
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