[wp-hackers] 120-day release cycle

Elliotte Harold elharo at metalab.unc.edu
Mon Oct 2 19:24:35 GMT 2006

Roy Schestowitz wrote:

> Unless  I  misinterpreted  something, I think  Elliotte  was
> referring  to  the  need for constant  vigorous  development
> where  testing  milestones are reached and future  extension
> carries  on  simultaneously  (not only  bugfixes  for  older
> supported  releases). A bit like stable and unstable Debian,
> or  even  the  Kernel Mm tree that is maintained  by  Andrew
> Morton.  I  suppose  that Fedora and RHEL would  be  another
> example... 

Yes, that's correct. The main example I was thinking of was 
Firefox/Mozilla. I don't think work on new features necessarily needs to 
stop just because the upcoming release is in lockdown mode.

Elliotte Rusty Harold  elharo at metalab.unc.edu
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