[tei-council] next release?

James Cummings James.Cummings at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Tue Apr 24 05:36:06 EDT 2012

Just to say that I'm planning to go through all the tickets 
discussed in Ann Arbor and note what the minutes say about them 
and confirm they are assigned to the right person. Maybe this 


On 23/04/12 18:35, Gabriel BODARD wrote:
> In terms of doing the release tech, I guess I need to put aside at least
> a day to work through this, and it doesn't matter much to me when that
> day is, so that's fine.
> I'm now just trying to remember if there were any tickets assigned to me
> in the meantime, and if I'll have time to complete them by May 20. I was
> going to look into the guidelines-wide impact of something, but I don't
> recall exactly what. Did someone add a note to the ticket in question?
> (And in what may be the answer to the same or may be a completely
> unrelated question, could someone update http://purl.com/tei/fr/3416130
> with the current state of Council thinking after Ann Arbor, please?)
> (Incidentally, I think http://purl.com/TEI/BUGS/3496949 has been
> erroneously assigned to me--I don't think I know what we're meant to do
> with this.)
> Gabby
> On 23/04/2012 16:47, James Cummings wrote:
>> How about we set a notional target release date of 25 May?  (This
>> is about 5 weeks from now.) If we assume that we want most things
>> completed by the end of Sunday 20th, to allow time for
>> proofreading and error spotting.
>> Does that sounds reasonable to most people?
>> Gaby: Most importantly, does the proposed Release Technician like
>> these dates?
>> -James
>> On 21/04/12 18:50, Martin Holmes wrote:
>>> Three weeks will be a bit tough for me, and a couple of the tickets I
>>> have might turn out to have unpredicted side-effects (like the tei_
>>> prefix). As long as we have the option to launch without the change if
>>> it proves difficult, we could go with three weeks.
>>> The attributes-without-examples problem is so large that we'll just have
>>> to hack away at it steadily.
>>> Cheers,
>>> Martin
>>> On 12-04-21 04:03 AM, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
>>>> something we forgot to debate in Ann Arbor was a timetable
>>>> for the next release, I think? i.e. what is the due date for
>>>> everyone to complete their ticket work so that Sir Gabriel
>>>> of B'odard can undertake his Quest.
>>>> speaking for myself, if I don't do my assignments
>>>> more or less immediately I will not get to them for ages,
>>>> so I favour a short window (say, 3 weeks).
>>>> Sebastian

Dr James Cummings, InfoDev,
Computing Services, University of Oxford

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