Re: 8.5 development schedule

From: Stefan Kaltenbrunner <stefan(at)kaltenbrunner(dot)cc>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Ron Mayer <rm_pg(at)cheapcomplexdevices(dot)com>, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, Kevin Grittner <Kevin(dot)Grittner(at)wicourts(dot)gov>, jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: 8.5 development schedule
Date: 2009-07-02 05:43:55
Message-ID: 4A4C491B.6030405@kaltenbrunner.cc
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Tom Lane wrote:
> Ron Mayer <rm_pg(at)cheapcomplexdevices(dot)com> writes:
>> 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.
> 
> Whoever wrote that certainly didn't ask any of the core hackers about
> the phrasing.

Thtat change was done as part of the website changes for the 8.3 release 
which we usually get through Josh(who is usually creating the 
presskits).The relevant commit message would be: 
https://pgweb.postgresql.org/changeset/1888.


Stefan

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