PROPOSED, change of stance, release metronome
fallenpegasus at gmail.com
Sun Mar 13 20:31:04 UTC 2016
One of the policy mistakes that was killing MySQL 5.0, back in the day, is
that they would not make a point release until a target feature for that
point release was done. This was killing them/us, because of the standard
difficulties with estimation was causing every announcement to just be the
announcement of a delay, while users were waiting for bug fixes and for
proof of momentum.
Solaris and OpenSolaris had a different philosophy: they released
regularly, metronomically, by a schedule. Features that were not ready
"missed the train", but could catch the next one. Users got their regular
bug fixes, and each announcement was positive.
I propose that we move to a scheduled release model, with the addition of
security fast releases.
I'm thinking every two weeks, on Tuesday morning.
Discussion? Comments? Objections?
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