[GRASS-dev] Planning GRASS GIS 7.0.0RC1

Moritz Lennert mlennert at club.worldonline.be
Tue Jan 27 01:50:07 PST 2015

On 27/01/15 10:31, Markus Neteler wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 27, 2015 at 9:46 AM, Moritz Lennert
> <mlennert at club.worldonline.be> wrote:
>> On 21/01/15 10:56, Markus Neteler wrote:
> ...
>> Coming back to this after a while. I think this is exactly the question:
>> should we wait until everything is backported, or should we fix a date and
>> if some things are not backported, they will have to be in the next point
>> release ?
> The important blocker is now the welcome screen issue.
>> In the proposed release procedure backports should be done before the hard
>> freeze and the first RC...
> Sure. But we can definitely not release G7 with a startup identical to G6.
> Too bad that nobody cared in the past 2 years but only now.

Well, that's the deadline effect Glynn already spoke about when 
discussing the last-minute rush to harmonising option keys [1]. Not much 
we can do about this I'm afraid, except maybe creating deadlines more 
often ;-)


[1] http://trac.osgeo.org/grass/ticket/2409#comment:122

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