[tei-council] next release?
James.Cummings at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Tue Apr 24 05:42:03 EDT 2012
What do others think? We can of course move releasing back to
whenever we've finished a majority of tickets, but I'd prefer
sooner rather than later and a deadline that forces us to get
I'm of the opinion that we probably don't need to telco before
this release (we can, after all, conduct business on the mailing
list), but would do so shortly after the release to get updates
on the longer-term issues and reports from the council working
On 23/04/12 22:20, Piotr Bański wrote:
> Hi James,
> Isn't May 25 roughly in the middle of LREC? Could we shift by a week
> from then, please?
> (I actually intend to be ready with my stuff [and possibly more] in
> advance this time, but I've made some such totally honest promises to
> myself and to the world recently, several times, and with meager results...)
> Ah. Will we telco before releasing?
> On 23/04/12 17:47, 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?
>> 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.
>>> 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).
Dr James Cummings, InfoDev,
Computing Services, University of Oxford
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