[etoys-dev] Fwd: [ANNOUNCE] Slip of Sucrose 0.86 by one week

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Thu Sep 17 14:58:06 EDT 2009

FYI (Etoys is part of Sucrose)

- Bert -

Begin forwarded message:

> From: Simon Schampijer <simon at schampijer.de>
> Date: 17. September 2009 19:53:35 MESZ
> To: Sugar-dev <Sugar-devel at lists.sugarlabs.org>
> Cc: iaep <iaep at lists.sugarlabs.org>
> Subject: [IAEP] [ANNOUNCE] Slip of Sucrose 0.86 by one week
> Dear Sugar community,
> today at the Developers Meeting it was decided to enact a one week  
> slip
> of the 0.86 Sucrose release.
> = 0.86 Final release the 25th September =
> This is due to the remaining bugs in the stable branch and some
> regressions, for example introduced by the switch to Metacity. We  
> still
> think that switch is the right thing to do, so we want to move forward
> with this. As well the new toolbar design was a lot of work, but we  
> are
> really convinced that it is worth it. We checked the deadlines of the
> distributions (Fedora, Ubuntu, Mandriva etc) and this one week slip  
> will
> not introduce any missed boats. The new release date is September  
> 25th.
> = Hard Code Freeze =
> At Monday the 21th of September we will enter Hard code freeze. No
> source code changes can be made without approval from the release- 
> team.
> Translation and documentation can continue. The Hard code freeze will
> end with the 24th, but other freezes remain in effect for the stable
> branch. This freeze should help to avoid sudden last-minute accidents
> which could risk the stability that should have been reached at this  
> point.
> = Bug Fix releases terminated =
> After our final release we will have two bugfix releases, one and two
> weeks after the release date. We can add anther coordinated bugfix
> release later, when there is feedback from the distributions shipping
> Sugar. Of course individual module updates can happen as well.
> = 0.85.7 =
> We added another development release for tomorrow, so people can test
> the latest tarballs and report back.
> The updated schedule can be found at
> http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/0.86/Roadmap#Schedule
> In the name of the Sugar community,
>    Your release team

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