[Live-demo] We think we can release OSGeoLive 6.0 two weeks early (For OSGIS) - with some help

Cameron Shorter cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Wed Jul 18 04:37:29 PDT 2012

I've contacted all projects with a "critical" or "major" issue, and if 
we can knock those issues off within a week, then I'd be ready to have a 
conversation about moving our deadline forward.
I agree that compromising quality is not an option we want to consider, 
and removing packages is something we should only consider as a last resort.

On 18/07/2012 8:40 PM, Hamish wrote:
> Cameron wrote:
>> I'd like to float the idea of bringing our schedule forward
> until we have a solid beta in our pocket I think it's a bit premature
> to be proposing it too seriously. and before we all discuss it, it is
> a bit premature to be broadcasting announcements beyond this list.
>  From my perspective we are not realistically ready for RC1 yet. I'm
> all for the enthusiasm and seeing what we can get done in the near
> future though and revisiting the idea next week after another beta or
> two.
> Angelos:
>> One thing I am not sure about is the  availability of people
>> involved due to vacation time...
> fwiw, I'll be away teaching a field course in a remote area with little
> to no internet access for the first slice of August. And rather busy
> work-wise up 'til then.
> Cameron:
>> This will be a tight deadline, and might result in some applications
>> not being ready (and hence excluded).
> that is not a compromise I believe we should make. half-baked is not
> good enough.
> best,
> Hamish

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