Proposal: MapServer 4.10 release plan

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at DMSOLUTIONS.CA
Fri Aug 11 15:26:20 EDT 2006

I'm not worried about the docs - it was the MS4W release I was worried 

But it usually comes a little after the actual release so it is ok i think.


Daniel Morissette wrote:
> Paul Spencer wrote:
>> One comment on the proposed release plan ... most of the key folks  
>> are also involved in FOSS4G and will have limited time before the  
>> conference to do stuff.  I'm thinking mostly of Jeff here ... and he  
>> indicated he is taking some vacation immediately after the  
>> conference.  With this in mind, I think a mid October release is  
>> probably more feasible (unless you know you won't need the people  
>> that will be M.I.A).
> Yeah, I am away for 2 weeks myself around the conference, but I am 
> hoping that most of the work for the release will be done before then. 
> In the proposed schedule, the last beta is right before the conference 
> and we have a first release candidate in the week that follows it.
> I can see how that could be a problem for the docs side if Jeff is 
> booked tight before the conference and will then be gone for 3 weeks... 
> but then even a mid-October release may not work for him since he will 
> have just come back and will probably have piles of work waiting for 
> him. Also, after mid October would start to be quite late for a release 
> that was expected at the end of the summer.
> Since everyone voted +1 and nobody else raised that issue, I presume 
> Jeff is the only one in that situation and we'll have to hope that he 
> can still find a bit of time for the docs side, or that other 
> volounteers will want to help on that front.
> Actually, how does Howard feel about Jeff not being able to help with docs?
> Daniel

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