[wp-hackers] Is WordPress Development Slowing Down?

Matt Mullenweg m at mullenweg.com
Mon May 15 14:46:58 GMT 2006

Robert Deaton wrote:
> I think this view is based on only the relatively small subset of time
> you have watched commits. Every few months, after a major stable
> release has been out a while and some of the larger features for the
> next release have been started, commits slowly trickle down. Following
> this period of slowness, usually comes a burst of activity directly
> prior to a release. After the release is a second burst of activity,
> fixing all the bugs in the prior release, and after that's taken care
> of, is one last burst of activity on the new branch with all the new
> features that have been enqueue during the test-release-fix cycles.
> Following that, we're where we are right now, in the lull between two
> releases.

Good point.

Also, if anyone thinks a huge wave is passing us by, or there is some 
crucial bit of functionality we're missing in core, please speak up! (Or 
even better, code up.)

Matt Mullenweg
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