[Qgis-developer] 1.8 release?
Cedric.Moeri at bd.so.ch
Thu Oct 20 14:49:03 EDT 2011
A strong +1 for 1.8 from me, as it would make things much easier for the folks who let develop features but couldn't wait for qgis v.2.
Depending on the infrastructre (the number of users and their projects and even the special plugins they have) it may take some extra months for an upgrade after the API break until an "internal" release. Using new (paid :-) features and also an as short as possible time between the last 1.x and 2.0 would be great.
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Am 19.10.2011 um 17:31 schrieb "Martin Dobias" <wonder.sk at gmail.com>:
> Hi devs
> looking at the amount of time (~6 months) and commits (~900) since the
> 1.7 release I am wondering whether it would not be reasonable to make
> also 1.8 release. Originally we wanted 1.7 to be the last 1.x feature
> release, however the master branch is in a good shape and no API
> breakage happened until now. Once we will start breaking things it
> will take some time (e.g. 6-9 months) until we will be able to release
> 2.0 and it would be a shame not to deliver the recent goodies for such
> a long time.
> This is an incomplete list of main new features in master branch since 1.7:
> - globe plugin
> - road graph plugin
> - zonal stats plugin
> - browser (dock widget + standalone app)
> - customization
> - lots of server updates
> - symbology: ellipses with data-defined fields, line patterns, point patterns
> - 64-bit feature ids
> - expressions instead of search strings
> - generic import layer
> - plenty of bugfixes and small improvements
> If there is a consensus I guess the release could happen soon,
> sometime in mid-November.
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